LinuxJournal (Re: Qlusters), January 20, 2003
Qlusters Introduces ClusterFrame[tm] for Enterprise Computing

Qlusters' ClusterFrame product brings mainframe features and capabilities to business applications and traditional compute-intensive environments.

Today's announcement releases two new product configurations. ClusterFrame/VM[tm] is a virtual mainframe hosting any IA-32 Operating System. ClusterFrame/SSI[tm] is a true Single-System-Image Linux Cluster platform.

ClusterFrame/VM supports typical mainframe business applications such as Oracle®, SAP®, DB2®, and SAS®. ClusterFrame provides the monitoring and control functions typical of a mainframe including full SLA management.

ClusterFrame/SSI brings true Single-System-Image features for the first time to the IA-32 world. New technologies (NetworkRAM[tm], SocketMigration[tm], and Distributed Shared Memory) free ClusterFrame/SSI from the restrictions of previous high performance clustering solutions while retaining a virtually unlimited ability to scale.

ClusterFrame software is bundled with Dell, IBM or HP IA-32 computers using best of class fast interconnects such as Dolphin, Myrinet, InfiniBand®, and switched Gigabit Ethernet. These low cost commodity hardware components enable Qlusters to deliver the best Total Cost of Ownership for a mainframe-computing platform. The solution is linearly scalable and handles heterogeneous components by design.

Qlusters' products bring mainframe manageability to your enterprise applications using commodity hardware and advanced clustering software. Increasing cluster performance is as simple as adding a new 1,2 or 4 way server node even while the cluster is running.

ClusterFrame, ClusterFrame/VM, ClusterFrame/SSI, NetworkRAM, and SocketMigration are trademarks or registered trademarks of Qlusters, Inc. in the United States and other countries. Other names and brands are the property of their respective owners.

Qlusters Inc. was founded in 2001 with the mission of delivering affordable computing power to the enterprise using commodity Linux clusters. Corporate offices are located in Menlo Park, California and the R&D Center is in Tel-Aviv, Israel.

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