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April 25, 2012
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

Red Hat and SUSE join IBM in new Linux system, Canonical opts out

Over a year in the making IBM has just unveiled its new IBM PowerLinux Systems and Solutions. This new series of Linux-specific POWER7 processor-based hardware comes with a choice of either Red Hat Enterprise Linux or SUSE Linux Enterprise Server … Continue reading

November 14, 2011
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Where Linux crushes Windows like a bug: Supercomputers

Where Linux crushes Windows like a bug: Supercomputers

The faster a computer goes, the more likely is to have Linux at its heart. The most recent Top500 list of supercomputers shows that, if anything, Linux is becoming even more popular at computing’s high end. In the latest Top500 … Continue reading