Carrier Grade Linux Datasheet" (723K)(pdf) This is an overview of the former OSDL Carrier Grade Linux Working Group. This document can be used as the source for a new Linux Foundation datasheet that can be used by members for trade shows, presentations, or other marketing outreach opportunities to provide information regarding the work group structure as well as the requirement definition documents.
Carrier Grade Linux Reg Race Begins by Erin Joyce (Internetnews.com)
Carrier Grade Linux: Advancing Linux in the Communications Space by Ibrahim Haddad (OSDL) inLinuxWorld Magazine (July, 2005)
Accelerating Linux Deployments in Telecommunications by Ibrahim Haddad (OSDL) atSupercomm 2005
Technical Scope White Paper (251K)(pdf) This 12 page white paper describes the overall scope of the Carrier Grade Linux Working Group, in terms of the target application, functional areas, and standards to be addressed.
Architecture Specification, V1.1 (288K)(pdf) This paper articulates the specific features to be implemented by V1.0 of Carrier Grade Linux as they relate to the Requirements Definition.
The following papers were used as the basis for discussions when the CGL working group was developing a clustering model.
OSDL Clustering Whitepaper - OSDL
CGL Clustering Model - Alcatel
Clustering Model Proposal - Ericsson Corporation
Linux Clustering Software for Telecom - Intel Corporation
Foundational Components of Service Availability - Montavista
NTT Clustering Model - NTT Network Service Systems Laboratories, NTT Corporation