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Subject: The Linux Beacon, July 19, 2005
Date: Tue, 19 Jul 2005 17:57:37 -0400 IT Jungle--The Linux Beacon

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Volume 2, Number 27 -- July 19, 2005

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Debian Linux to Get Down to Business?
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

While lots of people in the business community talk about Linux these days, and while the various Linux distributions that are based on the Debian offshoot of Linux are probably second only to Red Hat in terms of installed base, you just don't hear businesses talking about Debian. But, if the people behind Debian have anything to do about it, Debian is going to get its act together and quite possibly become a real contender in the Linux racket. READ MORE >


OpenLogic Delivers BlueGlue 3.2 Open Source Stack
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Broomfield, Colorado-based OpenLogic is one of a growing number of companies trying to make a living by integrating and supporting a stack of open source software for enterprise customers, and the company has rolled out the latest release of its software stack, BlueGlue 3.2. The company has also created a free starter edition of a development stack aimed at Eclipse developers. This gives OpenLogic a two prong attack into corporations--those who already have applications running on open source code, and those who want to start developing in this manner. READ MORE >

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Intel Cranks Up the Clocks on Madison Itaniums
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Chip maker Intel yesterday announced a tweaked version of its "Madison" generation of Itanium 2 processors that sport higher clock speeds and a faster front side bus. Provided that Intel gets its dual-core "Montecito" Itanium processors out the door at the end of the year and into systems by early next year, as the current plan is, this should be the last iteration of the Madison chips to come to market. READ MORE >


Dell Debuts First Dual-Core PowerEdge Server
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Server maker Dell last week put its first PowerEdge server into the field using a dual-core processor. Because Dell is exclusively shipping processors from Intel and has shunned chips from rival Advanced Micro Devices, Dell has to start at the low-end of the market and make do with the dual-core "Smithfield" Pentium D chip, which is the only dual-core X64 processor that Intel makes today. READ MORE >


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   But Wait, There's More

Two Flaws Found in Kerberos Authentication . . . Novell Gets Stronger Partnership with Fujitsu-Siemens . . . SAS Supports Linux on Itanium . . . Red Hat and Novell Partner with Openexchange to Push Groupware, Pull SLOX Base . . . Judge Pushes Out SCO-IBM Trial Date . . . IBM Chills Out Server Racks with Heat Exchanger . . . Oracle Delivers 10g Release 2 Database . . . READ MORE >

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Editor: Timothy Prickett Morgan
Contributing Editors: Dan Burger, Joe Hertvik, Kevin Vandever,
Shannon O'Donnell, Victor Rozek, Hesh Wiener, Alex Woodie
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The Linux Beacon


Debian Linux to Get Down to Business?

OpenLogic Delivers BlueGlue 3.2 Open Source Stack

Intel Cranks Up the Clocks on Madison Itaniums

Dell Debuts First Dual-Core PowerEdge Server

But Wait, There's More

The Four Hundred
IBM's July iSeries Announcements, Part Deux

Mike Smith, iSeries Chief Architect, Speaks Out on SOA

Oracle's Multicore Pricing: Right Direction, Not Far Enough

Mad Dog 21/21: Live Gates

The Windows Observer
Microsoft Mulls a Midrange Server

Dell Debuts First Dual-Core PowerEdge Server

Microsoft Touts Security Progress as Worm Author Sentenced

Microsoft Patches JVIEW Profiler Flaw

The Unix Guardian
Linux Runtime, ZFS File System Still Coming for Solaris 10

Intel Previews Dual-Core Montecito Itanium Performance

IBM Launches Dual-Core PowerPC 970MP Chip

Mad Dog 21/21: If It Walks Like Sudoku . . .

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