Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated benchmarking software. He can be followed via Twitter or contacted via MichaelLarabel.com.
Sun Microsystems has unveiled their new Constellation System, which is a petascale computing environment. The environment is made up of Sun Blade 6000 servers with the Sun UltraSPARC TI processors along with solutions from AMD and Intel. The software support includes OpenSolaris and Linux. Additional information is available through Sun Microsystems.