AMD Opteron X-Series APUs running Fedora Linux are an important development for companies looking to transition to x86 APU servers but who don't want to introduce new tools and software platforms into the IT environments.
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Service Pack 3 is available for Suse Linux Enterprise Server - introducing support for new Intel, AMD and IBM hardware and increasing its virtualisation features.
AMD has released Catalyst 10.11 drivers for Windows and Linux users.
AMD joins the MeeGo open source Linux project to become more involved with the mobile operating system.
AMD has joined the MeeGo open source Linux project to become more involved with the mobile operating system.
Add the Linux Foundation to the numerous list of organizations and companies founded to protect Linux users and developers from legal risk.At the opening of the annual LinuxCon 2010 here today in Boston, the San Francisco-based foundation, which sponsors the work of Linux creator Linus Tovalds, announced a new open compliance program with the support of heavy hitters including Google, Adobe, Cisco, Novell, AMD, ARM, HP, IBM, Intel, Sony, Nokia and Motorola.
Over the holidays I put a larger disk drive in my Lifebook S2110 (AMD/ATI) laptop, and reinstalled everything from scratch. I added several more Linux distributions (it now multi-boots Windows XP Professional, Ubuntu, Mandriva, PCLinuxOS, openSUSE and Fedora).
Thanks to some determined AMD engineers the company was able to release open source Linux code for its GPU series of graphics accelerators.
Here are today’s notable headlines. You can get News To Know via email alert and RSS daily:Sam Diaz: AMD to spin off manufacturing.
The latest version of the Novell- and AMD-sponsored Linux distribution is now available for download
Notable headlines:Jason O'Grady: Review: Verizon UM150 USB EV-DO modemGallery (right).Mary Jo Foley: Microsoft Live Mesh to get more competition -- from SunNews.
Notable headlines:Larry Dignan: Google delivers; Maybe paid clicks weren't such a big dealCharles Cooper: Google settles a score with ComScoreTechmemeAMD posts loss; sees seasonally down quarter aheadSixth straight quarterly loss for AMDGallery: Hyper-V virtualization in action (right)Phil Wainewright: Amazon Web Services gets serious about enterpriseAmazon steps up Web services supportAmazon: May We Help You?
For those of you running AMD/ATi graphics cards, you might be interested in knowing that Catalyst 8.4 driver suite has been released.
Ahead of next week's supercomputing convention in Reno Nevada, Intel has launched a new set of tools to simplify cluster development for Linux and Windows optimized for Intel and AMD processors.
So long as content and gaming are closed to open source, Linux' desktop market share will remain minimal. We're still talking here of baby steps, which must be followed-up by programmers working for fun instead of food.
I can't possibly profess to know what the pros and cons are of pushing hardware device drivers into the hypervisors that support virtualization technologies like those from XEN and VMware. But it's clear from a recent thread over at the Linux Foundation that there's some disagreement amongst experts (including Linus Torvalds himself) as to whether it makes sense or not.
Announcement marks the first time a major computing company with Linux ties will compete directly with the Linux seller.Complete OpenWorld coverage: From Dell-AMD to Web 2.0
Cutting sockets while maintaining the same number of CPU cores is extremely valuable in the server market because it can cut your software licensing in half while maintaining the same performance. Microsoft SQL and IBM DB2 (on x86 platform) for example charge their licenses based on the number of CPU sockets and not based on the number of CPU cores. Quad-core computing can cut server hardware costs and software licensing in half but the software savings is far more significant because software often costs 2 to 10 times more than the hardware it's running on.
Company updates commercial Linux product with support for chips with dual processing engines from Intel, AMD.
Builder: The company has added support for the AMD 64-bit architecture to its compiler suite for Linux clusters
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