Testing the distributed storage system is a challenge, Gladwin admitted, as well as a vital issue to the project and any commercial ventures that will offer services with the grid architecture. "We spent most of the summer creating the tools to test the storage grid and we may publish that as another project," Gladwin said.
The temperature rose at LinuxWorld when Red Hat accuses Novell of being "irresponsible" about the Xen virtualization technology. Novell baked Xen into its current SLES 10 product. Read more here about the spat.