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Volume 4, Number 33 -- September 11, 2007
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AMD Gets Aggressive About Watts with Quad-Core Barcelonas
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

A balance of power was restored between X64 chip rivals Intel and Advanced Micro Devices as the latter company on Monday launched its quad-core 'Barcelona' Opteron processors at several events around the globe, including an event at the Lucas Theater on the Presidio campus in San Francisco. Lucasfilm, the company owned by George Lucas and which, among many other things, brought us the Star Wars and Indiana Jones blockbusters, is among the first companies with Barcelona in production--in this case, for digital rendering. READ MORE >

NASA Buys Big Xeon-Linux Cluster from SGI
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

NASA's Ames Research Center is shelling out more money as it upgrades its computational capabilities, and this time around the center's long-time collaborator on supercomputers, Silicon Graphics, has won the deal. READ MORE >


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VMware Trims Down Hypervisor for Embedding in Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

VMware, one of the newest darlings on Wall Street and the kingpin of server virtualization, is hosting the VMworld 2007 show in San Francisco this week. And the company's slimmed down, bare metal hypervisor, called ESX Server 3i, is undoubtedly going to be a hot topic of discussion. ESX Server 3i, which is a much skinnier version of the company's flagship virtual machine hypervisor, is not only designed to have a smaller footprint on systems, but to actually be embedded into systems. READ MORE >


XenSource Offers Embedded Hypervisor for Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

When is the last time you thought about the Basic Input/Output System inside your computer? If you bought a preconfigured machine, or had one handed to you by the IT department, the answer is almost certainly, 'Never.' Decades ago, when PCs were new and a server was called a system and most people never even saw one, much less owned one, BIOS settings were important and more people knew what they were. The server virtualization hypervisor is the BIOS of the 2010s. READ MORE >



 

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But Wait, There's More:

Core Transition Complete as Intel Ships 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs . . . Open Enterprise Server Not Launching September 26 . . . Whatever Happened to Net Neutrality? . . . NetApp Sues Sun Over File System Patents . . . Vizioncore Reaches Beyond VMware with Management Tools . . . SCO Versus Novell Case Still Very Much Alive . . .


 

Reader Feedback and Insights

We value your feedback and insights.  Feel free to send a letter to the editor.  Letters may be printed, unless otherwise specified, and edited for clarity or length. READ MORE >


 
Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
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The Four Hundred
Supermegavirtualizationfest 2007

Reader Feedback on the Death of DB2/400 for Domino

Sirius Expands Northeast Presence with SCS Buy

As I See It: The Dons of Dialogue

Four Hundred Stuff
SugarCRM Delivers 'Landmark' Release

Automating Database Encryption Expands Linoma's Portfolio

Services a Priority at ASNA after Merger with BluePhoenix

The Data Quality Inflection Point

Big Iron
PSI Adopts NEC Itanium Servers for Mainframe Clones

Top Mainframe Stories From Around the Web

Chats, Webinars, Seminars, Shows, and Other Happenings

Four Hundred Guru
PHP: An Easy Yet Powerful Language Syntax

I Want My F15 Back!

Admin Alert: Magical & Mysterious iSeries Access CWB Programs

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The Windows Observer
Microsoft Delays Windows Server 2008

Microsoft Preps Windows Vista SP1

ISO Rejects Microsoft's Open XML as Standard

The Data Quality Inflection Point

The Unix Guardian
The Left and Right Hands of Sun

Core Transition Complete as Intel Ships 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs

NetApp Sues Sun Over File System Patents

Mad Dog 21/21: Leverage

Four Hundred Monitor
Four Hundred Monitor's
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
AMD Gets Aggressive About Watts with Quad-Core Barcelonas

NASA Buys Big Xeon-Linux Cluster from SGI

VMware Trims Down Hypervisor for Embedding in Servers

XenSource Offers Embedded Hypervisor for Servers

But Wait, There's More:

Core Transition Complete as Intel Ships 'Tigerton' Xeon MPs . . . Open Enterprise Server Not Launching September 26 . . . Whatever Happened to Net Neutrality? . . . NetApp Sues Sun Over File System Patents . . . Vizioncore Reaches Beyond VMware with Management Tools . . . SCO Versus Novell Case Still Very Much Alive . . .


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