Linux high-performance computing and supercomputing News
August 18, 2015
IBM opens the doors of its proprietary mainframes, delivering two Linux-only boxes and significant code contributions to the open source world.
December 05, 2012
Want your data center to be more like an agile public cloud? Here’s how cloud providers handle apps, "big data," data center hardware and IT staffing.
September 10, 2009
The New York Stock Exchange and its Euronext partner chose Red Hat for a universal trading platform for its speed, scalability and lack of vendor lock-in.
December 09, 2008
Undeterred by financial crisis and stock market losses around the globe, NYSE Euronext nears the European debut of its Red Hat Linux-based trading platform.
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