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  • Blog Post: Xen & VMware: Different Approaches

    In a previous post on virtualization , Direct2Dell reader John Oliver asked for a comparison between Xen and VMware . In this post, I’ll cover some of the differences in architecture behind these two virtualization products and how the technology is shaping up for the future. VMware ESX Server’s architecture...
  • Blog Post: Linux for Consumers in the U.K. France, and Germany; Dell/Red Hat Solutions & More

    I hinted at this before , but today, it's official: Dell announced that consumers in the United Kingdom, France and Germany can order an Inspiron E1505N 6400 notebook or an Inspiron 530N desktop with Ubuntu 7.04 pre-installed. Update—8/8, 11:30PM CDT: Just realized I never added the links for purchasing...
  • Blog Post: Dell to Expand Linux Options

    Your feedback on Dell IdeaStorm has been astounding. Thank you! We hear your requests for desktops and notebooks with Linux . We’re crafting product offerings in response, but we’d like a little more direct feedback from you: your preferences, your desires. We recognize some people prefer notebooks over...
  • Blog Post: Michael's Got a New Notebook...

    I just heard that Michael's added a new notebook to his hardware collection . It's a Precision M90 mobile workstation with Ubuntu 7.04 and a list of open-source applications. He's also running an NVIDIA Quadro FX 3500 graphics card with 512MB RAM. I figured a few of you might want to know.
  • Blog Post: Latitude Notebooks Join Dell n-Series

    Since we launched Dell IdeaStorm last week, Linux-related topics own three of the top four spots in terms of overall popularity. To see the progress made on some of the top ideas from the first week, take a look at the ideas in action tab . I wanted to share some details that bring us a bit closer...
  • Blog Post: Broadening Customer Choice at Dell

    Over the past year we have demonstrated our commitment to delivering more customer choice and listening to customers: We've added Ubuntu to consumer systems We'llsoon offer SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop on commercial OptiPlex systems in China We'veworked with Red Hat to simplify...
  • Blog Post: Dell Announces Masters Program for Dell TechCenter

    Earlier this week I blogged about my data center colleagues over at Dell's Enterprise Technology Center (aka Dell TechCenter). They are a community of system-admins, data center managers and other technical people that are on the hunt for new ways to get more out of their data center servers, storage...
  • Blog Post: Ubuntu 8.04 Offering—Technical Details

    I'd like to follow up our Ubuntu 8.04 post with a quick update on the technical details for what we have added with this release. We have continued to build and improve upon on what we did for our Ubuntu 7.10 offering , and here are some of the highlights: We have added Fluendo GStreamer codecs...
  • Blog Post: Dell @ Oracle OpenWorld

    Michael made a brief initial appearance at Oracle OpenWorld in San Francisco this morning during the keynote from Hector Ruiz, chairman and CEO of AMD. This video, where Hector discusses the partnership between Dell and AMD, was part of his keynote. Format: wmv Duration...
  • Blog Post: Dell Open Source Community Contributions Overview

    Dell has officially supported Linux since 1999 with our release of Red Hat Linux 6.1 for PowerEdge servers . In the course of making sure that each successive Linux release that we ship works as well as our customers demand, we have made many contributions to the open source community. These contributions...
  • Blog Post: Chrome OS Wi-Fi Support Running on a Mini 10v... Source Code Available

    Last week, Google released ChromiumOS to the open source community at http://www.chromium.org/chromium-os . ChromiumOS is a small, optimized OS whose purpose is to make it extremely simple and easy to browse the web. Without a network connection, ChromiumOS is not very interesting. With a network connection...
  • Blog Post: Updates to Linux Software Repositories

    Linux.dell.com hosts two different software repositories for our Linux customers. We have made some recent updates to these repositories; here is a quick rundown of the repositories and their features. Hardware repository This repository is located at http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware . Software...
  • Blog Post: Latitude ON Arrives

    Latitude ON is a concept we've mentioned during the introduction of our Latitude E family of business laptops last year. You may have seen posts from sites like Engadget that discussed it in more detail. We figured the introduction of the Latitude Z was a good reason to start shipping the full hardware...
  • Blog Post: Michael @ Oracle OpenWorld

    Yesterday afternoon, Michael gave a keynote at Oracle OpenWorld . In it, he discusses how Dell works with companies like Oracle to drive industry standards in the enterprise. He discusses the growth of industry standard servers vs. proprietary ones, and hints at the AMD Opteron servers we launched at...
  • Blog Post: Dell Mini 10v and Other Operating Systems

    Thanks for sharing your thoughts about netbooks via IdeaStorm and through @Dell_Mini on Twitter since we asked you to join us last week. Since then, we've received lots of ideas and have over 150 followers on Twitter. We look forward to your continued feedback. One of the first things we noticed...
  • Blog Post: Building the Linux Community

    Dell began formally selling and supporting Linux in 1999 with the release of Red Hat Linux 6.1 on PowerEdge servers. Prior to that, it was possible to get Linux installed via our Custom Factory Integration team. As the volume of Linux requests through CFI grew, we recognized enough system administrators...
  • Blog Post: Dell @ the Red Hat Summit This Week

    The Red Hat Summit is taking place September 1-4 in Chicago, and Dell will be an active participant in the activities. We're an "Enterprise Sponsor" of the event, and we'll have a both in the partner pavilion, showing off our latest and greatest servers as well as giving away flashlights...
  • Blog Post: Dell on Google's Chrome OS and More

    There's been a lot of buzz in the blogosphere since Google announced the Chrome OS last week. For those of you who didn't follow the discussions, the Chrome OS is an experience-targeted cloud OS that has the potential to push the boundaries and definition of the alternative operating environment...
  • Blog Post: Upstreaming hardware data - MonitorsDB

    And so it begins . One challenge Dell has had over time is getting the right lists of hardware included in the right Linux packages. Today's example - monitors. Dell, over the years, has by my count sold 197 different monitor types, and releases several more each month. We'd like to see those...
  • Blog Post: Dell's Mini 10 Packs a Punch

    Many of you have been keeping track of the Mini 10 since we previewed some details at CES . Starting today, we'll begin taking preorders from customers in the United States through QVC . U.S. online availability through Dell.com will follow soon after—it's scheduled for February 26. We'll...
  • Blog Post: Details on Dell's 2-Way Opteron Server

    The second Opteron server we launched today at Oracle OpenWorld is the 2-way PowerEdge SC1435 . It utilizes AMD's Opteron 2200 family of processors (up to 2.8GHz). It supports up to 32GB of 667MHz DDR2 ECC SDRAM, and up to 1TB of internal storage via Serial ATA (SATA) drives. It also supports Serial...
  • Blog Post: Virtualization... What’s the Big Deal?

    Format: wmv Duration: Virtualization —it’s been around for years, so why is it suddenly so hot? Big changes are underway that will make it mainstream in servers and even client systems. What has changed? First, the industry has started a transition from single- to multi-core processors… and on the...
  • Blog Post: Dell @ LinuxWorldExpo San Francisco

    Dell is out in force at LinuxWorldExpo. We've got a lot happening at the show, here's just some of it... Tuesday at 1:30 PM Pacific Time, Dr. Kevin Kettler, Dell's Chief Technology Officer, will deliver a Keynote address on Virtualization, both in the data center and in emerging use on the...
  • Blog Post: The Common Information Model: Mapping the Computing Universe

    In my previous posts , I have discussed several standards and technologies that are being developed to improve the manageability and serviceability of computer systems. One of the key technologies is a thing called the Common Information Model known as CIM ( pronounced SYM ). This decade-old technology...
  • Blog Post: Details on Dell's First AMD Opteron-based Servers

    Since we launched the blog in July, several of you have asked for details on our first AMD Opteron servers. Here they are. Today at Oracle OpenWorld, we launched two of them: the 4-way PowerEdge 6950 and the 2-way PowerEdge SC 1435 . I'll dive into some details of the PowerEdge 6950 first. It's...