Scheduler Fixes

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| Ingo Molnar sent a merge request to Linus Torvalds for the latest CFS fixes.
| CFS, the Completely Fair Scheduler, was merged into the mainline Linux kernel
| in July of 2007. It was first included in the 2.6.23 kernel, released in
| October of 2007.
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http://kerneltrap.org/Linux/Scheduler_Fixes

They still debate CK's patchset.

Born-Again SGI Spreads Its Wings

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| Another key aspect of their strategy in this market is the company's
| Industrial Strength Linux Environment (ISLE) initiative, aimed at creating a
| software environment that meets the expectations of high performance business
| computing customers.
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http://www.hpcwire.com/hpc/1889130.html

Linux keeps growing in HPC. I've just realised that Linux is up from 86% to 92%
in just a few months (Windows declines/stays the same at 1%). Wow. Talk about
reversal of roles...


Recent:

Blade Servers Make It to the Top HPC Sites

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| Linux has ruled the Top 500 list for quite some time, and the advent of a
| Windows alternative from Microsoft has not, as yet, changed that. Linux is
| ^^^^^^^^
| the sole operating system on 426 of the 500 machines in the November ranking,
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| or 85.2 percent of the machines, and is also usually the other operating
| ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
| system in the 34 hybrid platforms that make up another 6.8 percent of
| machines on the list.
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http://www.itjungle.com/bns/bns111307-story01.html


Red Hat and Platform Computing Collaborate to Deliver Integrated HPC Solution

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| HPC Solution, that fully integrates Platform's Open Cluster Stack1 with Red
| Hat Enterprise Linux.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/bw/071113/20071113006137.html?.v=1