• Microserver
  • Founded in 1996 in Mountain View, California under the name Cobalt Microserver, the company pioneered easy-to-use server appliances featuring secure web user interfaces, designed for Internet service providers (ISPs) and small to medium-sized businesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • He worked at the Rutgers University Center for Advanced Information Processing, at Cobalt Microserver, and then Red Hat since 1999. (wikipedia.org)
  • Microsystems
  • Less than a year later, in September 2000, Sun Microsystems announced it would acquire Cobalt for $2 billion in stock, in an attempt to compete with other Linux-based server vendors. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Cobalt Qube was a computer server appliance product line developed by Cobalt Networks, Inc. (later purchased by Sun Microsystems) featuring a modified Red Hat Linux operating system and a proprietary GUI for server management. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sun Microsystems, Inc. was an American company which sold computers, computer components, software, and information technology services, and that created the Java programming language, the Solaris operating system, ZFS, the Network File System (NFS) and SPARC. (wikipedia.org)
  • Earlier in his career, he was president and CEO of Cobalt Networks, where he guided that company from its start-up roots to a high-profile IPO and ultimately, its acquisition by Sun Microsystems. (wikipedia.org)
  • 1999
  • Cobalt had an extremely successful IPO in December 1999 under the ticker symbol COBT, when its stock price surged from an initial value of $22 to $128.13 at market close. (wikipedia.org)
  • BlueQuartz
  • Examples are BlueQuartz, maintained by a group of Japanese fans, BlueOnyx maintained by former Cobalt RaQ consultants and RackStar, an initiative of RAQTweak (Cobalt RAQ consultants) and several ex-Sun/Cobalt engineers such as Tim Hockin and Patrick Baltz. (wikipedia.org)
  • onboard
  • Additionally some RaQ2 have an onboard LSI-Logic ([http://www.cyrius.com/debian/cobalt/images/dscf0005.jpg this photo]) SCSI controller (NCR53C810, ultra narrow) which hooks to an additional mini-micro 50-pin SCSI port at the back. (linux-mips.org)
  • Together with the two onboard network cards the system had four network interfaces. (wikipedia.org)
  • Cobalt's
  • Sun's Cobalt product line saw some initial success that soon dwindled as Cobalt's core ISP market started shrinking dramatically. (wikipedia.org)
  • In July 2017, competitor Malibu Boats acquired Cobalt Boats in a deal "valued at $130 million", with Malibu maintaining Cobalt's manufacturing operations in Neodesha, Kansas, and adding Cobalt CEO Paxson St. Clair to its board of directors. (wikipedia.org)
  • systems
  • System administrators could operate Cobalt systems via a small LCD display and four buttons to its right in the center of the server's front panel. (wikipedia.org)
  • These systems were equipped with an additional 2-port network card. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Open Cobalt application leverages peer-based messaging to eliminate the need for virtual world servers/commercial services and makes it very simple for end-users to create and securely share deeply collaborative virtual worlds that run on all major software operating systems. (wikipedia.org)
  • SPARC
  • David Stephen Miller (born November 26, 1974) is an American software developer working on the Linux kernel, where he is the primary maintainer of networking and the SPARC implementation, and is also involved in other development work. (wikipedia.org)
  • David S. Miller is an engineer at Cobalt Networks, he's been a member of the Linux kernel developer team for nearly 5 years now, and has ported it to various Sparc and MIPS platforms. (wikipedia.org)
  • environments
  • By leveraging OpenGL-based 3D graphics, Open Cobalt supports highly scalable collaborative data visualization, virtual learning and problem solving environments, 3D wikis, online gaming environments (MMORPGs), as well as privately and securely maintained multi-user virtual environments. (wikipedia.org)
  • products
  • The company also currently operates nine hydroelectricity plants and a large network of railroads, ships, and ports used to transport its products. (wikipedia.org)
  • company
  • CobaltRacks was and is an independent dedicated server company that purchased hundreds of servers from Cobalt Networks. (wikipedia.org)
  • He founded the software company Chili!Soft in 1996 and raised startup capital from venture firm Draper Fisher Jurvetsen of Palo Alto, CA. Chili!Soft was purchased by Cobalt Networks for when Crystle was 32 years old. (wikipedia.org)
  • Services
  • It also makes it possible for schools and other organizations to freely set up their own networks of public and private 3D virtual workspaces that feature integrated web browsing, voice chat, text chat and access to remote desktop applications and services. (wikipedia.org)
  • open source
  • Open Cobalt uses the Squeak software environment, which is an open-source Smalltalk system freely available for Windows, Mac and Unix. (wikipedia.org)
  • In early 2008, and with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, Julian Lombardi and Mark P. McCahill, at Duke University, launched the community-based software development effort to build Open Cobalt as an open-source virtual world browser application and construction toolkit. (wikipedia.org)
  • software
  • Open Cobalt is derived from the Croquet software development kit (SDK) that was publicly released under the MIT License by Hewlett-Packard and the Croquet Consortium in early 2007. (wikipedia.org)
  • In May 2008, Lombardi was awarded a National Science Foundation grant to further strengthen the community-based software development effort and bring the Open Cobalt virtual world browser to its alpha release. (wikipedia.org)
  • Together with John Dougan as technical project lead and a growing international community of software developers and volunteers, the Open Cobalt project contributors released Open Cobalt Alpha in April 2010. (wikipedia.org)
  • Open Cobalt is both an end-user application and full featured software development environment for creating a rich network of end-user created interlinked virtual worlds. (wikipedia.org)
  • Brand
  • Malibu indicated that it would continue the Cobalt brand and maintain a substantial presence in Neodesha. (wikipedia.org)
  • kernel
  • Network performance using a current kernel is rather poor (only up to approx. (linux-mips.org)
  • He also wrote and/or contributed to numerous network card drivers in the Linux kernel. (wikipedia.org)
  • He gave a talk on "Multiqueue Networking Developments in the Linux Kernel" at the July 2009 meeting of the New York Linux Users Group. (wikipedia.org)
  • He is also the current primary maintainer of the IP networking layer in the kernel and an active contributor to the EGCS compiler project. (wikipedia.org)
  • approximately
  • Anhydrous cobalt(II) nitrate adopts a three-dimensional polymeric network structure, with each cobalt(II) atom approximately octahedrally coordinated by six oxygen atoms, each from a different nitrate ion. (wikipedia.org)
  • made
  • Cobalt also made a RaQ2 with a 250 MHz RM5231 microprocessor along with a RaQ 550 with a 1 GHz processor, and the Sun Cobalt RaQ XTR. (wikipedia.org)
  • Computer
  • After a heated discussion in Russian with the Premier, the ambassador informs President Muffley that the Soviet Union has created a doomsday device, which consists of many buried bombs jacketed with "Cobalt-Thorium G" connected to a computer network set to detonate them automatically should any nuclear attack strike the country. (wikipedia.org)