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EDB Implements Red Hat Solutions for the Reliability of In-House Mainframe

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| “There are clear advantages to mainframe computing including high
| reliability, security and resource savings in the amount of energy and
| cooling capacity used to run an application,” said Helge Forberg, section
| chief for Application, Automation and Support Systems at EDB Business
| Partner.


HP buys EDS: You fools! You fools!

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| Sure Compaq may have worked out in the long run, but people who argue this
| seem to skip answering the questions: "Did HP really get anything from buying
| Compaq?" and "Couldn't HP have developed its hybrid PC sales model without
| Compaq?" Seems to me, HP just wasted 25-billion big ones on Compaq.


HP CTO of Linux and FOSS:

Bdale Garbee: A fascinating 'open source celebrity' (video)

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| Let's get the first Bdale question out of the way right now: no, he didn't
| sell half the vowels in his name. His birth name was Barksdale, later
| shortened to B'dale, then to Bdale. The next thing you notice (in person)
| about Bdale Garbee is his size. He's a very large person.


Another takeover on the way?

Oracle's Planned AdminServer Buy Seen as Significant

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| In an announcement overshadowed by Hewlett-Packard's US$13.9 billion bid for
| services provider EDS, Oracle on Tuesday announced it plans to buy
| AdminServer, a Pennsylvania company that makes policy administration software
| for the insurance industry, for an undisclosed sum.



Meet Karl Paetzel, HP marketing manager for Linux and open source (video)

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| Karl Paetzel is quoted frequently about Hewlett-Packard's ever-increasing
| Linux and open source efforts, which now include open source licensing
| detection and governance tools. Here's a chance to see and hear him a little
| more "up close and personal" than in a traditional text interview.


HP Media Vault 2100 Linux Server Reviewed: One Kick-Ass Little Penguin

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| In the end, this product isn't just another NAS, but a bold statement that HP
| is making, that it doesn't have to be saddled by the rough riders of Redmond
| when it can build (license?) its own practically identical box at a lower
| cost. Now I know that there are some things that you can only do with a
| PC-like server running a full OS, but honestly, what are they? I mean, do
| most people, even die-hard server-needers, give a crap? I want to know from
| you folks: Why bother with Windows Home Server when the Linux-based
| alternatives are on the surface equally friendly, equally powerful and—oh
| yeah—half the cost?

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