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Subject: The Linux Beacon, August 30, 2005
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Volume 2, Number 33 -- August 30, 2005

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Novell Blames Transitions for Disappointing Q3 Financials
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

Commercial operating system, groupware, and systems management software supplier Novell announced its fiscal 2005 third quarter financial results ended July 31, and those results were somewhat disappointing to the company's management. That said, they shrugged it off as the consequences of moving from NetWare and closed source tools to Linux and open source tools as Novell is revamping its sales channels around the world; Novell's top brass also warned that they were only halfway through a two-year transformation process, and that investors should expect more bumps in the road. READ MORE >


Intel Fleshes Out Server Chip Plans for Post-NetBurst Era
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

At the Intel Developer Forum last week in San Francisco, company executives revealed the processor roadmaps for 2006 and 2007 for its server chips and related platforms as it moves away from the NetBurst microarchitecture at the heart of its Pentium and Xeon chip families and toward a more power-conscious and as-yet unnamed future microarchitecture. READ MORE >

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Gartner Says Server Market Warmed Up Some More in Q2
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

The analysts at Gartner finished up their box and money counting for the server market last week, and did their traditional handing out of quarterly report cards for the world's major server makers. The market heated up a little bit in terms of annual growth from the prior year, which is an interesting development for a second quarter in any year. First and second calendar quarters are not usually easy ones for IT vendors. READ MORE >


Dell Touts New Dual-Core PowerEdge Servers
by Timothy Prickett Morgan

With new dual-core Pentium processors coming out just now and single-core 64-bit Xeon MP processors still not adopted across all server product lines that employ these high-end server chips from Intel, server makers have been filling out their product lines with these new processors. Dell has dutifully rolled out two more servers that use dual-core processors from its sole processor chip partner. READ MORE >


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   But Wait, There's More

Usage of Perl, Python, and PHP Tools Declines in EMEA, Says Evans Data . . . SUSE Linux Coming to India in Native Languages . . . Red Hat Bundles GFS with Fedora Core 4 . . . HP and Novell Chase HPC Market with Mixed Open and Closed Stack . . . OpenLogic Expands Through More Partnerships . . . "Cell" PowerPC Partners Try to Round Up Support for the Chip . . . 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


Novell Blames Transitions for Disappointing Q3 Financials

Intel Fleshes Out Server Chip Plans for Post-NetBurst Era

Gartner Says Server Market Warmed Up Some More in Q2

Dell Touts New Dual-Core PowerEdge Servers

But Wait, There's More

The Four Hundred
Taking the Pulse of the iSeries Base

Gartner Says Server Market Warmed Up Some More in Q2

IBM's Business Intelligence Plan Focuses on Partners, Middleware

The Source of All Good Bits

The Windows Observer
Two Ways Microsoft Is Improving Security in Longhorn

Exchange 2003 SP2 Promises Better Security, Alternative to SMS

AMD Nabs Chip Hotshot, Challenges Intel to Dual-Core Duel

Tango/04 Provides a VISUAL Clue into Server Performance

The Unix Guardian
Sun's Opteron-Based Galaxy Servers Launch September 12

IBM's Power6 Gets First Silicon as Power5+ Looms

AMD Nabs Chip Hotshot, Challenges Intel to Dual-Core Duel

VMware Goes for Per-Socket Pricing, But Can It Hold?

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