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Volume 3, Number 44 -- November 28, 2006
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Red Hat Delivers RHEL 5 Beta 2, Pushes Announcement to Early 2007
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Commercial Linux distributor Red Hat put out the second beta release of its upcoming Enterprise Linux 5 version on November 17, a business day earlier than expected and after we went to press with the prior issue. With this beta, Red Hat has fully integrated its implementation of the open source Xen hypervisor and the Red Hat Cluster Suite of high availability clustering software. The software is now expected to be generally available in early 2007, not late 2006. READ MORE >

Server Sales Perk Up a Little Bit in the Third Quarter
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

A bump in mainframe sales and the expansion of sales of blade servers were a big factor in a slight resurgence in server sales in the third quarter, according to market research from both IDC and Gartner. Both research firms tend to put out their numbers on the same day, and they take the pulse of the market in slightly different ways, but both agreed last Wednesday, when they put out their stats, that the third quarter was pretty good after relatively flat growth or declines in the prior several quarters. READ MORE >


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Sun Releases Java Under GPL Open Source License
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

About time. It only took two changes of the executive guard at Sun Microsystems and the better part of a decade, but Sun has finally began the process of open sourcing all of its Java technology. And in something of a shocker that quite literally left the audience of techies and the press speechless, Sun chose the GNU General Public License v2 as the means of letting go of Java. READ MORE >


Cray, IBM Win Final Round of Giant DARPA HPCS Program
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, which is the research and development arm of the U.S. Department of Defense, has finally, and somewhat belatedly, awarded the third and final phase of the High Productivity Computing Systems (HPCS) supercomputer development program. The total budget for the final phase is substantial, weighing in at $494 million, and the funds are being distributed to the winners to develop the computing systems and programming tools for petaflops-scale supercomputers. READ MORE >



 

 

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But Wait, There's More:

Reader Feedback on Mad Dog 21/21: Blowing Up Buddha . . . Financial Details Emerge in Microsoft-Novell Deal . . . The Microsoft-Novell Marriage of Two Minds Starts to Go Schizo . . . IBM Offers Linux Implementation Services Across All Systems . . . Red Hat Partners with Nokia for Telecom Servers, Moves to the Big Board . . . HP's Financials Weather the Ethics Storm in Fiscal Q4 . . .


 

 

Reader Feedback and Insights

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Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
Red Hat Delivers RHEL 5 Beta 2, Pushes Announcement to Early 2007

Server Sales Perk Up a Little Bit in the Third Quarter

Sun Releases Java Under GPL Open Source License

Cray, IBM Win Final Round of Giant DARPA HPCS Program

But Wait, There's More:


Reader Feedback on Mad Dog 21/21: Blowing Up Buddha . . . Financial Details Emerge in Microsoft-Novell Deal . . . The Microsoft-Novell Marriage of Two Minds Starts to Go Schizo . . . IBM Offers Linux Implementation Services Across All Systems . . . Red Hat Partners with Nokia for Telecom Servers, Moves to the Big Board . . . HP's Financials Weather the Ethics Storm in Fiscal Q4 . . .


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