Linux/WebSphere at UNC Chapel Hill

Enterprise Linux has an article about UNC Chapel Hill using Linux and IBM’s Websphere (community site here) to discover drugs: ‘… with a staff that fluctuates between 12 and 15 graduate students, technicians and professors, time is almost as valuable as the drugs waiting to be discovered..Until IBM WebSphere and Linux came along 16 months ago, those cumbersome tasks were conducted manually by one of the graduate students attending the school. “We went with grid computing on Linux because a lot of the grid managers are all designed for the Linux system,” said Scott Olosof, a graduate student at the UNC School of Pharmacy…’

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