In tandem with the release of AMD's Opteron processor, MandrakeSoft, Inc. released Mandrake Linux Corporate Server 2.1. Server 2.1 is designed for high-performance applications supporting web servers, database deployment (MySQL-64) and application and file servers. It allows users to migrate to 64-bit technology by supporting legacy 32-bit applications as well as 64-bit ones. Based on the 2.4 kernel, Server 2.1 offers support for DHCP, Apache, Postfix and Squid proxy server; POP3, IMAP and web-mail services; and several journalized filesystems.
Contact MandrakeSoft, Inc., 2400 North Lincoln Avenue, Altadena, California 91001, 626-296-6290, www.mandrakesoft.com.
In collaboration with AMD, Aspen Systems, Inc. announced an array of customized, Opteron-based Beowulf clusters and high-end server solutions. These clusters and servers feature 1U, 2U and 4U rackmount platform products with high-speed Myrinet interconnects; Aspen Beowulf Cluster Management software; AMD 64-bit technology for legacy 32-bit and new 64-bit applications; HyperTransport technology for increased communication speed between circuits; and an integrated 128-bit wide DDR DRAM controller, capable of supporting up to eight registered DDR DIMMs per processor.
Contact Aspen Systems, Inc., 3900 Youngfield Street, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033, 800-992-9242, www.aspsys.com.
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