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Scientific Linux: A Distro For More Than Labs

Article Source InformationWeek's Open Source Weblog
September 3, 2009, 12:41 pm

Here's further proof there really is a Linux distribution for every need out there: Scientific Linux. The name alone should speak volumes about its intent and design, but as always there's more under the hood.

The basic idea is to provide a distribution that universities, scientific institutions and researchers can rely on as a consistent data-collection and operations platform. Many of the names behind the project ought to be familiar to anyone who's skimmed the science pages: Fermilab and CERN, just to name two...

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