Linux firm promises low-cost clusters
Posted on: 10/31/2002 09:43 AM

CNET News has posted a news story on Mandrake's Clic distribution

French Linux distributor MandrakeSoft announced the release of a version of the open-source operating system that it says is optimized for creating low-budget supercomputers.

The company's new Clic distribution of Linux focuses on support for clustering, an increasingly popular method for joining multiple PCs together to handle large computational tasks. Companies such as Dell and IBM are promoting clustering as a low-cost way to handle major computing jobs.

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