TITLE

OS vendors support AMD quad-core Opteron

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Colleen
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Electronic News;8/13/2007, Vol. 53 Issue 33, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the support of a host of leading x86 operating system (OS) vendors for Advanced Micro Devices' (AMD) native quad-core AMD Opteron processor code-named Barcelona. According to AMD, OS vendors Microsoft, Novell, Red Hat, Sun, and VMware are optimizing their operating systems and supporting tools and middleware to take full advantage of its quad-core technology. AMD and leading operating system vendors are working together to provide a non-disruptive upgrade path to help enable the mainstream adoption of quad-core technology.
ACCESSION #
26278401

 

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