openMosix Project Ends

Tel Aviv (March 1, 2008) - openMosix Project Officially Ends

Moshe Bar, openMosix founder and project leader, has confirmed the previously announced plans to end the openMosix Project effective March 1, 2008.

The openMosix Project officially ends after six very successful years and tens of thousands of installations. Many other projects have incorporated openMosix into their own products and openMosix has been used in computing curriculum, laboratories, and research.

openMosix source code will remain on SourceForge indefinitely, frozen as of March 1st, 2008. The website is closed. The project mail Lists are available in read-only mode as a project archive.

Moshe Bar has stated that, "I wish to thank all the users and developers who enthusiastically supported openMosix and made the project such a success."

Project site on SourceForge is

openMosix is a Linux kernel extension for single-system image (SSI) clustering that allows building a cluster from ordinary networked computers. Applications benefit without modification specifically for openMosix.

Posted by Bruce Knox 2008-02-29

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