Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 22, 1999
osOpinion: OS X - A Quiet Revolution (Mar 22, 1999, 22:21)
"On Tuesday, the computer world witnessed a revolution that
except for a few details, went largely unnoticed, but the advent of
MacOS X Server will prove to be the beginning of a powerful
movement in the industry."
Fairfax IT: The anytime, anywhere dream of the future is near (Mar 22, 1999, 22:16)
"CEBIT is so big and diverse it is unreasonable to expect to
find a single great theme permeating the vast array of halls,
stands and exhibitors. And yet if it were to be distilled into one
word, that word would be optimism."
Mozilla Party celebrates 1 year anniversary of Mozilla Source Code release (Mar 22, 1999, 22:09)
open party your presence is requested at mozilla dot party two
dot oh in celebration of the first anniversary of the release of
the mozilla source
Linux Mall announces "LONE-TAR", Archive and restore utility (Mar 22, 1999, 21:59)
"You use Linux because it is the most stable operating system
for your business, but no one can predict when an equipment failure
might occur. As any good sysadmin knows, backups are not just a
good idea - they're crucial."
Tim O'Reilly explains perceived differences (Mar 22, 1999, 21:35)
"Dear Tim -- I attended LinuxWorld last week, and have a
question or two about the distinction between Free (as defined by
the FSF) and Open (as defined by OSI). I'm told your stand is the
opposite of Stallman's."
Uninet Releases Small Business Friendly Program to Take on Majordomo (Mar 22, 1999, 21:32)
'Uninet hopes it's status as an Open Source program will
encourage more interest.'
Business Wire: Mylex Announces Web Array Manager (Mar 22, 1999, 17:46)
"Next-generation Java-Based RAID Management Software Raises
Standard in Enterprise RAID Management"
UPDATED: Richard Stallman -- Apple's non-free source license (Mar 22, 1999, 16:17)
"After studying Apple's new source code license, the APSL, I
have concluded that it falls short of being a free software
LA Weekly: Linux: The World in a Box (Mar 22, 1999, 15:52)
"WHEN MATT WELSH INTRODUCES A Microsoft-dependent computer user
to a Linux box, he can't start by explaining that Linux is
different from Windows. He has to explain that Linux is not
Windows. Otherwise, "people will say, 'Oh, well, this is nice --
what version of Windows do I need to run it?'"
Internet Week posts invalid mis-quote (Mar 22, 1999, 14:37)
Yesterday we reported on an
Internet Week article that has now been shown to be a mis-quote of
a letter submission.
PC Week: Microsoft drops bomb on Linux-loving minions--er, partners (Mar 22, 1999, 14:31)
"Microsoft is still lobbing some missiles on its business
partners, antitrust trial be damned. At Intel's Pentium III Xeon
launch last week, a group of vendors had planned to demonstrate the
performance of Pentium III Xeon-equipped systems from Gateway and
Micron running Oracle8--and Red Hat Linux. When Microsoft heard
that two of its primary OEMs were planning to run Linux in public,
the Redmondians dusted off their thumbscrews and convinced Gateway
and Micron to pull out of the demo unless Windows NT took the place
of Linux. Guess which operating system won out?"
InfoWorld: Dell offers Linux on workstations, servers (Mar 22, 1999, 13:04)
"Dell on Sunday began selling on its Web site workstations with
Linux pre-installed, and on Monday will offer factory-installed
Linux on servers..."
Sm@rt Reseller: Is Red Hat a mini Microsoft? (Mar 22, 1999, 12:55)
"Some critics say the Linux leader's business practices are
Ext2 needs writers (Mar 22, 1999, 08:03)
"Ext2.org is looking for experienced people in the following
fields to write one or two articles each month for the online
Red Hat to incorporate Ganymede Software Performance Endpoints into next release (Mar 22, 1999, 08:01)
"Ganymede Software today announced that Red Hat will distribute
Ganymede's performance endpoints on the Application CD that will
ship with the next release of Red Hat Linux."
Business Wire: Aventail Ships First Extranet Solution for Linux (Mar 22, 1999, 07:59)
"Aventail Corporation, the leading provider of Extranet
Management and Security (EMS) software, announced today the
immediate availability of Aventail ExtraNet Center(tm), on Linux as
well as a variety of Unix platforms."
Caldera Systems outsources for OpenLinux support (Mar 22, 1999, 07:56)
"Caldera Systems Chooses Multi-User Solutions as Authorized
Service Center (ASC) for OpenLinux 7 x 24 Support"
Business Wire: Magic Software Announces Free Offering of Application Development Technology to the Linux Community (Mar 22, 1999, 07:53)
"Magic Software Enterprises Inc. (Nasdaq:MGICF) Monday announced
that it is offering a limited version of its highly productive
application development technology, along with demo applications
and e-mail support, to the Linux community."