Q3 2009: Blade Servers and x86 Leading Server Market

Dec 02, 2009

With a 1.2% growth, blade servers are leading all others in the market segment that may have made strides in the past. But the IDC research firm sees light at the end of the tunnel: since the bleak period that ended 2008, the revenue curve for the worldwide server market is trending upwards again.

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OpenSUSE LiveUSB with Second Partition

Nov 27, 2009

Installing openSUSE on a USB stick hasn't been a problem since version 11.2. But using the stick for more than installation media requires a little trick.

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New from Qualcomm: ARM Netbooks, Open Source Initiatives and New Technology

Nov 24, 2009

Qualcomm invited everyone to their Innovation Event 2009 in London on November 22, where they presented the newest out of their research labs and gave a glimpse of where their journey was taking them. Of interest to us were the ARM netbooks and Qualcomm's newest open source team.

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Advisory Against WiFi Drivers in Linux Staging Tree

Nov 23, 2009

Dan Williams, Red Hat collaborator and NetworkManager developer, might be upset but doesn't let it get to him. In the GNOME blog, he advises "just say no" to WiFi drivers in the linux-staging tree and recommends changes.

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Lotus Symphony Runs off Keepod USB Storage Card

Nov 18, 2009

Italian firm NSEC is offering IBMs Open Office variant as a VMware ThinApp on a credit card sized USB device.

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Jaguar Passes Roadrunner in Top500 (Gallery)

Nov 17, 2009

The Petaflop pioneer Roadrunner has been relegated to second place after the 225,000 processor cores of the Jaguar XT5. Europe's largest supercomputer, Bluegene/P, has meanwhile slipped in the ranks.

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Study Shows Linux at 30% of Netbook Market

Nov 11, 2009

After Asus added Windows XP to its netbooks, euphoria in the Linux camp soon abated. However, it proved to be a misplaced hangover.

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Backup Specialist Arkeia Takes over Kadena Systems

Nov 07, 2009

The French-U.S. firm Arkeia Software is taking over Kadena Systems, the California backup provider specializing in eliminating redundancies.

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