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Volume 1, Number 39 -- November 9, 2004


 
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Intel Boosts Itanium 2 Chip Performance Modestly
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The server makers who depend on the Itanium 2 processor are probably a bit annoyed at Intel this week, since the large cache version of the "Madison" Itanium 2 processor is running a few months behind and came out the door at a lower performance point due to yield issues. But the upgrade to the Itanium 2 is out the door and shipping this week, and it is this chip that will take Intel and its partners through to its dual core "Montecito" processor debut in the second half of 2005. READ MORE >

 

HP Refreshes Entry Integrity Line with New Itaniums
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Intel's long-term plan for the Xeon and Itanium server platforms is to have a single set of platform technologies--including chipsets, motherboards, and I/O peripherals--that support both family of chips. Hewlett-Packard, which is the dominant player in the Itanium market, can't wait that long, and that is why it has grabbed many of the features that are standard on its Xeon-based ProLiant servers and is now putting them into its new Itanium-based Integrity servers. READ MORE >


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Big Blue Commercializes Blue Gene/L Linux Supercomputer
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The SC2004 supercomputing show is being held this week in Pittsburgh, and IBM is taking the opportunity to not only show off that a partially completed version of its Power-Linux Blue Gene/L supercomputer is the number one machine on the Top 500 supercomputer list, but to also launch a commercialized version of the Blue Gene/L system that anyone, not just the U.S. government that sponsored the development of the cluster, can buy. READ MORE >

 

Server Makers Tout Their HPC Clusters at SC2004
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The Supercomputing 2004 event that is underway in Pittsburgh this week is one of two major supercomputer trade shows that focus attention on the high performance computing (HPC) market, which is dominated by various architectures that gang up custom, RISC, or X86 processors together into clusters to make massive number-crunching machines. Everybody is making a lot of noise about their HPC wares, in the hopes that by making a lot of noise they will make a lot of money.. READ MORE >

 

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  But Wait, There's More

Vice Chairman Stone, the Man Behind the SuSE Deal, Departs Novell . . . Mandrakesoft Sees 33% Revenue Growth in Fiscal 2004 . . . HP Says Itanium Ecosystem Is Still Expanding . . . IBM to Launch New Express Products, Ad Campaign . . . VERITAS Delivers Improved OpForce Server Provisioning . . . Cray Takes Big Writeoffs, Cuts Revenue Projections for 2004 . . . SGI's Sales Are Down, But Losses Shrink, Too . . . READ MORE >




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Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Managing Editor: Shannon Pastore
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
Publisher and Advertising Director: Jenny Thomas
Advertising Sales Representative: Kim Reed
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THIS ISSUE
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Micro Focus
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BOScom
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BACK ISSUES

TABLE OF
CONTENTS
Intel Boosts Itanium 2 Chip Performance Modestly

HP Refreshes Entry Integrity Line with New Itaniums

Big Blue Commercializes Blue Gene/L Linux Supercomputer

Server Makers Tout Their HPC Clusters at SC2004

But Wait, There's More




The Four Hundred
i5 Model 595: Big Bang for Big Bucks

IBM's New Customer Design Center Focuses on High Availability

Gartner Releases IT and Business Trends Through 2010

The Windows Observer
Ballmer Puts Linux, Unix in Microsoft's Sights, Misses the Point

Microsoft's Windows Server Product Pipeline Is Full

New Report Picks Apart Linux, Windows Security Claims

The Unix Guardian
Solaris 10 to Launch on November 15

IBM's eServer p5s Rock the TPC-C Benchmark

CA Releases Ingres r3 Database As Open Source




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