[News] Analysis of Cray's New GNU/Linux Distribution; rPath Founder Advocates GNU/Linux

[News] Analysis of Cray's New GNU/Linux Distribution; rPath Founder Advocates GNU/Linux

Post by Roy Schest » Sun, 18 Apr 2010 06:21:23

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New Cray OS Brings ISVs in for a Soft Landing

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| Cray has never made a big deal about the
| custom Linux operating system it packages with
| its XT supercomputing line. In general,
| companies don't like to tout proprietary OS
| environments since they tend to lock custom
| codes in and third-party ISV applications out.
| But the third generation Cray Linux
| Environment (CLE3) that the company announced
| on Wednesday is designed to make elite
| supercomputing an ISV-friendly experience.


CRAY releases latest version of its linux OS equipped with new cluster compatibility mode


QA with rPath Founder & CTO: "Just Use Linux"

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| Troan: Linux has always been an integral part
| of rPath focus as a company. We provide
| automation solutions to help deploy and manage
| large numbers of Linux systems, and we're
| being used on deployments in the range of 15
| or 20,000 Linux servers. The success Linux has
| had in scale-out infrastructures has created
| new management costs that we work to reduce.



Cray Releases Latest Version of Its Linux Operating System Equipped With New Cluster Compatibility Mode

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| One of the most important features in this
| latest version of the Cray Linux Environment
| is the introduction of the new Cluster
| Compatibility Mode, which provides users
| with a full-featured cluster environment.
| Cluster Compatibility Mode is a fully
| standard x86 Linux environment that allows
| for simple, out-of-the-box installation and
| running of parallel ISV applications without
| porting, re-linking or recompilation.
| Cluster Compatibly Mode also allows for
| multiple MPI libraries.

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