Carrier Grade Linux


Also found in: Acronyms, Wikipedia.

Carrier Grade Linux

A specification that defines an industrial strength operating system environment using Linux. Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) covers hardware, availability, clustering, security, serviceability and performance. Originally from the Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), which became the Linux Foundation (see Linux Foundation).
References in periodicals archive ?
"That this proof of concept is based on AdvancedTCA and Carrier Grade Linux reinforces the fact that open industry standards have become the widely-accepted future of telecom infrastructure.
-- Pre-integrated, Carrier Grade Linux OS (NexusWare) -- NexusWare Portal for remote monitoring and management
The non-profit organization hosts the Data Center Linux and Carrier Grade Linux projects.
OSDL is a non-profit organization formed to accelerate the adoption of Linux through the sponsorship of key projects, such as Data Center Linux, Carrier Grade Linux, Linux Stability, and Linux Performance.
Technology company Sun Microsystems, Inc (NASDAQ: JAVA) and Wind River Systems Inc (Nasdaq:WIND), a Device Software Optimisation (DSO) company, announced on Wendesday (16 April) that Wind River will port its Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) and Workbench development suite to Sun's UltraSPARC T2 chip multithreading (CMT) processor.
Software support for the KAT4000 includes Carrier Grade Linux.
A strategic alliance intended to provide integrated AdvancedTCA (ATCA) and MicroTCA communication platforms with Carrier Grade Linux and VxWorks runtimes, has been established by Motorola Inc (NYSE:MOT), a wireless and broadband company, and Wind River Systems (Nasdaq:WIND).
Performance Technologies (NASDAQ: PTIX), Rochester, N.Y., a leading developer of communication platforms and systems, has announced that its Linux(r) OS and development environment, NexusWare(r), has met the Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) 4.0 requirements specified by the Linux Foundation.
The PrAMC-7210 and 7211 are available with either Monta Vista Carrier Grade Linux or Wind River Platform for Network Equipment, Linux Edition as required by different applications.
The Linux Foundation, the new organization formed recently from the merger of the Open Source Development Labs and the Free Standards Group, has unveiled its Carrier Grade Linux 4.0 Specification.
Based on a Carrier Grade Linux distribution, Wind River Platform for Network Equipment, Linux Edition supports the emerging PICMG 3.x Advanced Telecommunications Computing Architecture (ATCA) specification and various high-availability functions, and includes a standards-based interprocess communication (IPC) mechanism that connects the Linux and VxWorks editions of the platform, the company stated.
Performance Technologies (NASDAQ:PTIX , a leading developer of communication platforms and systems and Open Source Development Labs (OSDL), a global consortium dedicated to accelerating the adoption of Linux(R) and open source software, has announced that Performance Technologies has joined OSDL and will participate in the Lab's Carrier Grade Linux (CGL) Working Group to advance support for the telecom and networking markets.
Full browser ?