IBM Supercharges Management of Massive Amounts of Data -- A Billion Files at
Lightning Speed

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| Running on both the AIX, IBM's UNIX-based operating system, and Linux
| operating systems, the newest release of GPFS offers improvements in
| scalability and performance, simplified manageability, monitoring and
| availability. GPFS provides fast, reliable, and flexible access to structured
| and unstructured data.
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http://biz.yahoo.com/iw/071002/0309760.html

Why HP Still Believes In Unix

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| A decade ago, Intel was shipping the Pentium II processor and Linux was a
| fringe operating system used by a few Internet fanatics. No one at the time
| would ever have thought the two in combination would be a match for Sun's
| SPARC/Solaris combination, HP's PA-RISC/HP-UX, IBM's POWER/AIX or SGI's
| MIPS/IRIX.
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http://www.internetnews.com/bus-news...le.php/3703006


Related:

HP To Expand Effort On Linux PCs

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| Hewlett-Packard, the world's Number 1 PC maker, will try selling pre-loaded
| Linux on PCs in several countries as it expands a test program -- evaluating
| a market that some competitors have already entered -- as it moves its
| personal computer business into a new generation of form factors and
| functionality.
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http://www.crn.com/software/201807523


HP launches Linux desktop in Australia

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| The dx2250 HP desktop ships with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Desktop
| pre-loaded, which includes Firefox, OpenOffice and the Evolution e-mail
| client. Red Hat will handle technical support for the system.
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http://www.zdnet.com.au/news/softwar...9281649,00.htm


HP: Linux ready for mission-critical apps

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| On whether the availability of different flavors of Linux will affect its
| adoption for mission-critical applications, Hergett said he did not think so.
|
| "In some ways it actually gives those decision makers more flexibility and
| more choices to choose from," he explained, adding that Unix has several
| iterations, too, and decision makers are "used to having that choice". *
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http://www.zdnetasia.com/news/softwa...2032821,00.htm


Next Gen, Mission-Critical Apps To Be Deployed on Linux Says Report

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| By now it should be obvious to even the most casual industry observers
| that Linux operating systems - and open source-based software in general -
| have reached critical marketplace mass. Recent Linux deals and
| announcements by Oracle and Microsoft have only reinforced the "open
| source is enterprise-grade" message that IBM, Unisys and other "Master
| Brand" hardware, software and services vendors have been preaching for
| years. In short, open source, especially Linux, is becoming "legitimized"
| by the major vendors for enterprise environments, and user executives
| are more than happy to believe them.
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http://www.linuxelectrons.com/News/R...ux_Says_Report


CIO study finds Linux ready for prime-time

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| The company predicts a steep rise: only 18 percent of businesses
| will be using Linux in business-critical roles by the end of 2007.
|
| "Linux operating systems - and open source-based software in general
| - have reached critical marketplace mass," said the study's authors,
| Bruce Guptill and Bill McNee of Saugatuck Research.
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http://www.techworld.com/opsys/news/...SS&NewsID=7681