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Covalent launches Enterprise Ready Server. Covalent has
announced the release of its "Enterprise Ready Server" product.
It's based on the (otherwise unreleased) Apache 2.0 server, but
with a Java application server and some administration tools added
on. Covalent has also
announced the obligatory support services.
Compaq and OSDN create Clustering Foundry. Compaq and the Open Source Developer Network have announced the creation of a "clustering
foundry" on SourceForge. The foundry appears to be primarily a way
for Compaq to share its clustering technology with the community.
'Creatures Internet Edition' for Linux. Linux Game Publishing has announced that
"Creatures Internet Edition" will be released for Linux.
Learning the Unix Operating System, Fifth Edition. O'Reilly has announced the release of the
fifth edition of Learning the Unix Operating System by Jerry Peek,
Grace Todino and John Strang.
Teamware Office 5.3 released. Fujitsu's Teamware Group has announced the
release of Teamware Office 5.3 for Linux. It's "a complete set of
ready-to-run groupware applications for today's business professionals."
OSDL announces 2nd Enterprise Achievement Award
The Open Source Development Lab has
announced its second "Enterprise Achievement Award" contest,
which will give $25,000 to whoever they decide has made the greatest
contribution to "Enterprise Linux" over the last two years. The full set of rules is
available for those who are interested; the nomination form
is online as well.
Analyst: Linux to dominate high performance
computing in less than three years.
The Aberdeen Group has
released a research report claiming that Linux will dominate the
high performance computing market by 2004.
Evans Data: Linux interest higher outside the U.S.. Evans Data has
announced the results of a survey of developers. According to
them, 39.6% of North American developers expect to be working with
Linux in the next year, compared to 48.1% of "international"
developers. Also: "More than half of those surveyed have enough
confidence in Linux to use it for mission-critical apps."
Linux Stock Index for November 08 to November 14, 2001.
LSI at closing on November 08, 2001 ... 27.73
LSI at closing on November 14, 2001 ... 29.10
The high for the week was 29.10
The low for the week was 27.73
Open source products
Distributions and bundled products
Proprietary Products for Linux
- Etnus LLC (NATICK, Mass.):
Etnus TotalView to Support IA-64 and Intel Compilers for Linux.
- LinuxForce Inc. (Boulder, CO):
LinuxForce Inc. announces release of a new Network Security Product.
- Mentor Graphics Corporation (WILSONVILLE, Ore.):
Mentor Graphics Delivers Seamless 4.2 Co-verification Environment.
- Sistina Software (MINNEAPOLIS):
Sistina Software earns IBM ServerProven Validation, Demonstrating Functionality for Enterprise Deployment.
- Trend Micro Inc. (CUPERTINO, Calif.):
Trend Micro Ships ServerProtect for Linux.
- Tricord Systems, Inc. (MINNEAPOLIS, MN and SANTA CRUZ, CA):
Tricord Systems and Tarantella Announce Certification of Tarantella Enterprise 3 Software on Lunar Flare Application Appliance.
- Tricord Systems, Inc. (MINNEAPOLIS, MN):
Tricord Systems Launches Lunar Flare Application Appliance Series for Independent Software Developers and Systems Integrators.
- Xi Graphics Inc. (DENVER):
Linux 3D Stereo Support Now Available.
Hardware running Linux
Products and Services Using Linux
Products With Linux Versions
- Automatos Inc. (CUPERTINO, Calif.):
Automatos Announces the Porting of its Diagnostic Suite to the Tru64 Platform.
- Dolphin Interconnect Solutions (DENVER):
Dolphin Interconnect Announces New WulfKit 3 High-Performance Parallel Computing Solution.
- Emulex Corp. (COSTA MESA, Calif.):
Emulex Fibre Channel Host Bus Adapters e-Lab Tested and Qualified by EMC to Provide Symmetrix Storage Connectivity in Linux Environments.
- Exluna (BERKELEY, Calif.):
Exluna to Release Entropy 3.1 with Discreet 3ds max Plug-in.
- FirstPeer, Inc. (SAN DIEGO):
FirstPeer, Inc. Delivers Universal Supplier Enablement Solution To Any Size Business.
- Incentia Design Systems, Inc. (SANTA CLARA, Calif.):
Incentia Introduces Environment for Logic Synthesis, Reports Tapeouts; DesignCraft Offers Logic, Datapath, Test and Low-Power Synthesis.
- PMC-Sierra (BURNABY, British Columbia):
PMC-Sierra's RM7000B MIPS-based Processor Teams with Marvell's Discovery System Controller on New CompactPCI Evaluation Board.
- RWS Group (SAN FRANCISCO, Ca.):
RWS Group and Grey Zone Introduce New, Integrated Multilingual Web Content Management Product.
A Linux product is available on the IBM zSeries and S/390 mainframes, as well as the IBM iSeries and pSeries product families.
- SpiderSoftware (VANCOUVER, B.C.):
SpiderSoftware Announces the Release of SpiderCache Lite, Dynamic Content Acceleration Technology for Single Server Environments.
- Tripp Lite (CHICAGO):
Tripp Lite Introduces the Industry's First UPS Systems to Pack up to 1000 VA into a Single Rack Space.
- Xybernaut Corporation (LAS VEGAS):
Xybernaut Unveils Context Aware Computing; Allows Wearable Computer Users to Simultaneously View Critical Information Using Multiple Display Devices.
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Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
November 15, 2001