Linux got its start on a 386 processor, but 21-years later, the Linux kernel developers have decided its time to say good-bye to the venerable Intel processor in its next major Linux kernel release: 3.8.
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The company has previewed its next Itanium processor, code-named Poulson, which promises improvements to reliability and power management
AMD joins the MeeGo open source Linux project to become more involved with the mobile operating system.
Oracle Chairman Larry Ellison opened this week's Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco with details on the Exalogic Elastic Cloud. The system, built on 360 64-bit x86 processor cores, is interconnected with an InfiniBand-based I/O fabric and solid-state storage with Oracle WebLogic Server, other enterprise Java Oracle middleware products and a choice of Oracle Solaris or Oracle Linux operating system software.
ARM, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments form new company called Linaro to help developers optimize Linux distributions for ARM's architecture.
Moblin’s strategy for mobile Linux on Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) built around the Intel Atom processor has, according to the project’s steering committee, reached the Moblin v2.1 project release which features so-called “broad” feature additions including 3G data support and Bluetooth device support.
This suite automatically reclaims over-allocated and under-utilised storage in Windows virtual machines. With SAN storage costing around £10/GB, Vizioncore's vOptimizer Pro could quickly pay for itself.
Rumors of netbooks using smartphone components rather than Intel chips and Microsoft Windows are nothing new. But we're finally getting a good idea of just what a PC based on an ARM processor and Linux will look like.
Mobile Internet devices are expected to gain popularity in Asia, and will help bring Linux to mainstream consumers in the region, says analyst.
Another reason to love Linux: SiCortex offers high-performance computing in an astonishingly energy-efficient format
If you're looking to supplement your trading floor applications, business analytics infrastructure or Internet site capacity, SiCortex has a proposition for you: a 72-processor high-performance Linux platform with CPUs that use just 0.6 watts of electricity each.
Canonical has announced it will be developing a version of its Ubuntu Linux desktop operating system specifically for ARM's Cortex-A8 and Cortex-A9 processor architectures.
The LiMo Foundation's mobile Linux platform will be released next month, but the API is available to developers immediately.
An alliance set up by the processor manufacturer will target mobile devices with larger displays, using a platform based on Linux, Gnome Mobile and Firefox
The team's blog pushes the idea of "para virtualization," a technology that offers high performance, but doesn't require special processor capabilities. The team feels this will help drive the adoption of virtualization more pervasively, so that para-virtualization will become the default deployment for Linux 4 or 5 applications.
"The mobile Internet spiral is exploding!" - Dadi Perlmutter, IntelThe new mobile processor is codenamed Silverthorne.
Australia's future economic prosperity will depend on it embracing the principles of community-driven technologies such as Linux and Second Life, according to IBM CEO Glen Boreham.
Big changes afoot for Rupert's diary, and that's not the half of it
Chipmaker demonstrates models of its upcoming high-end server processor at Linux show. Photos: 'Tulsa' Xeon on display
Start-up uses 16-core MIPS processor originally designed for networking gear to take a crack at Linux server market.