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Linuxlab packs 160 servers into a standard six-foot rack

Author: JT Smith

Linuxlab expands the boundaries of high-density server configuration with its Saratoga Rack 160, enabling information providers to place up to 160 Web servers in a standard six-foot sever rack, reports Linux PR.

Category:

  • Unix

European start-up banking on the need for weed

Author: JT Smith

CNet News reports, iToke, a kind of alter ego to Kozmo.com, the popular 30-minute delivery service in several U.S. cities, plans to take delivery orders for marijuana starting Sept. 1, igniting fires under federal laws that prohibit marijuana sales outside of cafes.

Category:

  • Management

SuSE swipes AS/400 in IBM megadeal

Author: JT Smith

Although partnerships between OEMs and distros are announced every day, what swings this one is that SuSE has got across the board coverage for IBM kit on ThinkPads, NetVista clients, Intellistations and NetFinity servers, reports The Register.

Category:

  • Linux

Andy Hertzfeld Part II – Microsoft, Aqua and greed

Author: JT Smith

Excerpts from an interview with Andy Hertzfeld and The Register at LinuxExpo.

Category:

  • Open Source

AOL software leaked to Web

Author: JT Smith

The Washington Post follows up on reports that a working version of America Online’s Linux software has leaked out to several Web sites, where it is being eagerly dissected by computer wonks.

SGI opens Open Inventor source code

Author: JT Smith

The Register announces that SGI has released the source code for its high-end Open Inventor 3D graphics object-oriented application development system to the Linux and open source communities.

Category:

  • Open Source

VA’s Augustin talks Itanic, Sledgehammer

Author: JT Smith

The Register caught up with VA Linux Systems founder Larry Augustin at LinuxWorld this week, we thought he could shed some light on where Linux servers would be in, say, a year or two’s time. (Full disclosure: NewsForge is owned by VA Linux.)

Category:

  • Linux

IntraLinux introduces Platinum Service Plus

Author: JT Smith

IntraLinux, Inc. announced that it will be offering a free server computer and a free web site to its Platinum Service customers as a show special at the Linux World Expo, reports Business Wire.

EST’s Backup/Recovery Utility supports Panasonic 4.7GB DVD-RAM drive

Author: JT Smith

Enhanced Software Technologies, Inc.(EST) announced today that its Backup and Restore Utility, BRU 16.0, supports Panasonic’s 4.7GB DVD-RAM drive in Linux environments, reports Business Wire.

Pricing support for Linux

Author: JT Smith

Isogon, a leading provider of software asset management (SAM)
solutions for the mainframe environment, today announced its support for IBM’s pricing policy for the S/390 Integrated Facility for Linux, reports Business Wire.