[yellowdog-announce] Introducing the PowerLinux 7R2 Yellow Dog Appliance and Yellow Dog Linux 7

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Wed Aug 8 07:14:51 JST 2012

Dear Yellow Dog users, past and present,

Fixstars is pleased to introduce the PowerLinux 7R2 Yellow Dog Appliance available exclusively with Yellow Dog Linux 7. The combination will offer customers the cost and performance efficiency of the Power7 processor and the no cost, open source licensing of Yellow Dog Linux. 

The PowerLinux 7R2 Yellow Dog Appliance offers integration of new Linux-specific POWER7 processor-based hardware with industry-standard Linux software in Yellow Dog Linux 7. The appliance is useful for providing high performance storage,  analyzing Big Data, managing industry-specific applications and delivering open source infrastructure services.

Yellow Dog Linux 7 is based on Enterprise Linux 6 and features many improvements to take advantage of the PowerLinux 7R2 appliance. It offers Linux kernel 2.6.32, Glibc 2.12, and both gcc 4.4.6 and 4.7.0. Application performance may be boosted with Gcc 4.7.0's VSX auto-vectorization and Yellow Dog's compatibility with other high performance compilers. 

Fixstars is offering the ready to use 16-core (two processor) 3.55GHz POWER7 7R2 Appliance with 32GB of RAM and two 160GB SAS drives for the introductory price of $14,990USD including XXX

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Fixstars also offers the "Eiger EG-2S", an embeddable logic board that features a Cell/B.E. processor and 512MB of XDR RAM. The Eiger EG-2S is well suited for image processing, signal analysis and many other applications.  


- The Yellow Dog Linux Team

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