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Is "Five Nines" Reliable Enough?
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On first glance, 99.999%—five nines—uptime seems like a perfectly satisfactory figure for a commercial software operating system. However, as Green Hills Software's CEO Dan O'Dowd explains, even for non-critical systems, being down 0.001% of the time is not acceptable, even for some of the most common consumer products.
ATI regroups to stem losses
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In an effort to stem its recent tide of losses and regain market share taken by graphics rival NVidia Corp., ATI Technologies Inc. said it will license its technology to high-volume board suppliers in Taiwan and re-focus its efforts on chip design.
Celestica buys EMS company in Quebec
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Celestica Inc., Toronto, on Thursday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Primetech Electronics Inc., Kirkland, Quebec, in a stock deal worth about CN$265 million.
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