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Dell releases UEC-powered cloud servers

Dell has started offering servers with an integrated cloud-building package from Canonical.The Dell PowerEdge C2100 and C6100 servers will ship with integrated Canonical Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud (UEC), allowing customers to build private clouds based on Ubuntu Linux with the Eucalyptus cloud package, Canonical said on Wednesday.

February 5, 2011 by

Dell 'temporarily' cuts online Ubuntu offerings

Dell has cut the online shopping choices it provides to users searching for a laptop pre-installed with Ubuntu.The company now only offers one laptop with pre-installed Linux through its online store — the Dell Latitude 2100, which comes pre-installed with Ubuntu 9.

July 26, 2010 by

Suddenly a Vista-phonic Moment

Somebody I know, who's an IT guy, a Linux user but a Windows admin told me that his DELL laptop has never had an issue with Vista, Vista SP1 or SP2. His system is running a Core 2 Duo and has 4 GB of RAM.

February 18, 2010

Battle for best high-end Mac OS X netbook

I've been busy installing OS X on the Dell Mini 9 (CNet review) and fellow podcaster Rob Parker prefers the Acer Aspire One (review) but guest blogger Bob DeGrande thinks that the Asus 901 (review) and MSI Wind (review) make better high-end Mac OS X netbooks.I think there is a better deal on a Linux netbook at the moment.

March 3, 2009 by

Where is SightSpeed for Linux?

Back in September I wrote about SightSpeed announcing a Linux version. At that time they said that it would initially be available as their Dell Video Chat powered by SightSpeed product on Dell netbooks with Linux, but that a general distribution SightSpeed for Linux product should be available in a few weeks.

January 7, 2009 by

HP revs netbooks: Attempts custom Linux OS

Hewlett Packard on Wednesday rolled out a netbook lineup designed to play catch up with Dell, Asus and others. But the real interesting play here is HP's move to develop a custom Linux operating system for one of its netbooks.

October 28, 2008 by

Supercomputer performs prostate surgery

A supercomputer at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC) recently piloted a laser to perform prostate surgery on a dog. The operation was done in Houston without the intervention of a human surgeon while the Lonestar supercomputer, a Dell Linux Cluster with 5,840 processors, was in Austin. According to TACC, 'the procedure was the culmination of three years of research and development into the algorithms, computer codes, imaging technology, and cyberinfrastructure.' Please note that even if the intervention was a success, the dog ultimately died. But the researchers are confident that their approach could lead to specific treatments in five to ten years for humans. In fact, they think this is the future of surgery, bringing engineering tools into medicine. Fascinating research!!! But read more...

June 2, 2008 by

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