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Flash-based RDBMS gains fault tolerance Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 28 2008 @ 01:42 PM EDT
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Enea has added fault-tolerance to its Linux-compatible lightweight SQL RDBMS, which originally targeted devices like phones and set-top boxes. Now apparently aimed at flash-based server applications, Polyhedra FlashLite has gained support for redundancy, failover, and reconnection, as well as "hot upgrades" and new operating systems.

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Intel switches from Ubuntu to Fedora for Mobile Linux Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 25 2008 @ 02:57 PM EDT
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Chip manufacturer Intel wants to use parts of the Fedora Project Linux distribution instead of Ubuntu as the basis for the second version of Moblin (Mobile & Internet Linux Project).

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Foxconn ‘sabotages’ BIOS to stop Linux running Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 25 2008 @ 02:04 PM EDT
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ACPI support automatically broken when Linux is detected on G33M-S motherboard, alleges Ubuntu forums poster.

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Industrial PCs support real-time Linux extensions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Wednesday, July 23 2008 @ 02:58 PM EDT
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German industrial PC vendor Janz Automationssysteme AG is now supporting the RTAI and Xenomai Linux real-time extensions for its latest industrial computers. Systems supporting the real-time extensions include Debian Etch Linux versions of its new emPC-M (pictured at left) and similar display-enabled emView embedded computers.

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Azingo to invest $50 mn to offer Linux solutions Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 21 2008 @ 03:32 PM EDT
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NEW DELHI: With an aim to capture 20 per cent market share in five years, provider of open mobile phone software Azingo will invest USD 50 million to deliver Linux solution to mobile operators.

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Dell refreshes and expands Ubuntu range Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 21 2008 @ 03:02 PM EDT
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Dell has refreshed its Ubuntu Linux line-up with version 8.04 of the operating system - and is expanding the range of PCs that come pre-loaded with the OS.

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Linux-friendly SBC is cool, rugged type Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Monday, July 21 2008 @ 02:18 PM EDT
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GE Fanuc announced a PowerPC-based single-board computer aimed at saving power and cooling costs in military and aerospace applications. The VG6 is based on Freescale Semiconductor's new single-core MPC8640 and dual-core MPC8640D system-on-chips (SoCs), announced last week.

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ASUS' Big Development Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Friday, July 18 2008 @ 02:38 PM EDT
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While the media is downplaying ASUS' ROM boot chip, it may be the most interesting development in a while.

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Debug probes expand PowerPC support Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 17 2008 @ 03:06 PM EDT
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Abatron's Linux-friendly hardware debug probes now support PowerPC 460EX and 460GT system-on-chips (SoCs), says the Swiss tools vendor. Abatron's BDI1000, BDI2000, and BDI3000 probes "and their associated applications" are said to provide debugging and control of the AMCC processors.

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Asus Eee PC 1000 - 40GB SSD Linux Edition Email Article To a Friend View Printable Version 
Thursday, July 10 2008 @ 05:00 PM EDT
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It's another Eee PC: hooray! As noted in the review of the MSI Wind last week, Asus' response to the myriad of potential suitors to its netbook crown has been quite wide ranging. Today is the fourth Eee PC model we've reviewed and Asus lists no less than eleven different configurations on its website, split between six different models. With another Intel Celeron based version, the Eee PC 904, also due to appear soon, it's a messy and confusing range to say the least.

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