Back in September, IBM and SUSE announced a partnership making SUSE Enterprise Linux available on IBM's Power8 based systems. Now it's Red Hat's turn. Is it time to consider a new platform?
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In the latest Top500 supercomputer ranking, Linux once more totally dominates the fastest of all computers.
Look out, Tianhe-2. The US Department of Energy will spend $325 million to build Summit and Sierra by 2017, two supercomputers set to crush the reigning speed champs.
HP aggressively went after IBM's x86 customers ahead of the Lenovo acquisition and had some success. Lenovo execs say it's now time to fight back and become the No. 1 server vendor. On Oct. 1, Lenovo will be No. 3.
In the red hot cloud computing market, major players such as Cisco, Dell, HP, IBM and VMware now offer their own distribution of OpenStack. Meanwhile, Piston Cloud is playing its security, management and installation as differentiators. Will it work?
Latest figures from analyst IDC paint a picture of continued falling demand for high-end storage in the second quarter, which is now also affecting the mid-range.
IBM rolls out Power Systems Linux support and training across its customer-facing technology centers.
The latest list of the fastest supercomputers in the world is out -- and not only does Linux rule, it's almost eliminated all of its competition.
The Australian government's pre-vetted cloud suppliers list pits local players like Flying Haggis, iCognition, Sliced Tech, Squiz, and CloudCentral against multinational IT giants IBM, HP, Dell, Fujitsu and others.
The industry group representing Apple, Microsoft, HP and IBM has argued that if Australian competition law is changed to ban the so-called Australia tax on technology, it might drive companies out of the country.
The sale of Lufthansa's IT unit may have attracted some heavyweight contenders in a purchase war.
KVM, Linux's built-in hypervisor for the x86 chip family will be available at the end of this quarter for IBM's Power chip family.
With Cisco, IBM, NetApp and EMC seeing anemic infrastructure spending it's highly unlikely that HP can fly through the turbulence unscathed.
Google joins IBM, NEC, Novell, Philips, Red Hat and Sony as a full member of the Open Invention Network open-source and Linux patent protection organization.
KVM, the long a popular x86 Linux virtualization technology, will appear in IBM's Power architecture in 2014.
Amid a 3.7 percent drop in worldwide revenue for the quarter largely from weaker Unix server demand, HP overtook IBM in terms of market share on improved sales for x86-based ProLiant servers, according to IDC.
Linux is everywhere, except on traditional PCs. But when it comes to total platform domination, you can't beat Linux on supercomputers.
IBM is renovating its Power computers by investing a billion dollars into making it a full-fledged Linux line for Big Data, cloud, data analytics, and the datacenter.
IBM continues to bet on Linux and open-source databases with its new PowerLinux 7R4 server.
Today, Linux rules supercomputing. It wasn't always that way. Here's how Linux moved from being Linus Torvald's hobby operating system to being the OS of choice for high-performance computing.
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