Infrastructure Linux News for May 21, 1999
Hardware Zone: Software Review - Red Hat 6.0 (May 21, 1999, 23:56)
If this is not your first Linux install (or even your second),
then Ed Choh's review is highly recommended reading. Full of tips,
tricks and tweeks from a Linux veteran. Read it here.
LWN: Jonathan Corbet -- Linux Certification, Two Competing Approaches (May 21, 1999, 23:27)
In this hard hitting comparison taken from a Thursday evening
BOF at Linux Expo, we see the clash of two business philosophies:
community cooperation versus winner take all entrepreneurship.
Thought provoking -- a must read.
LinuxWorld: Putting Red Hat 6.0 through its paces (May 21, 1999, 21:53)
"A somewhat bumpy install, but a smooth ride."
LinuxWorld: Linux guards the NT gate -- Linux rules the domain (May 21, 1999, 21:49)
"SAMBA turns your Linux box into an NT domain controller."
BW: EBIZ Breakthrough Beowulf Developments; From the Floor of Linux Expo (May 21, 1999, 15:27)
"We are now within 4 seconds of reaching the Cray T3-E's
performance for this particular test..."
TechWeb: HP To Offer Linux Support
Through OpenView (May 21, 1999, 14:43)
"Hewlett-Packard, in Palo Alto, Calif., announced Thursday that
in June, support will be available for Linux through HP OpenView
IT/Operations, the vendor's systems- and network- management
Cyber Station Releases EZ Linux Command Reference for New Users (May 21, 1999, 14:29)
"Cyber Station is further developing the EZ Linux line by
providing an EZ Linux help system for Gnome and KDE."
InfoWorld: SGI extends an OS crown jewel to Linux effort (May 21, 1999, 12:03)
"SGI... will make... its 64-bit journaled XFS file system --
available to the open-source community."
Wired: Caldera 2, Microsoft 0 (May 21, 1999, 11:29)
"A federal judge in Salt Lake City has ruled that news
organizations have a First Amendment right to see hundreds of
Microsoft documents from an antitrust case in Utah."
Linux-Radio: Interview with Bob Young, CEO of Red Hat Software (May 21, 1999, 09:12)
Lukas J. Dickie of Linux-Radio and Dave Whitinger of Linux Today
yesterday interviewed Bob Young, CEO of Red Hat Software.
PC Week: SGI goes open source (May 21, 1999, 01:12)
"SGI Inc. is set to announce plans to give the Linux community
the source code of XFS, its 64-bit Unix file system. Industry
watchers say this marks the first time a company the size of SGI
has released a major chunk of its software intellectual property to
the open source community."
E-Commerce Times: Industry Players Accepting
Linux (May 21, 1999, 00:52)
"If recent developments are indicators of the operating system's
ability to gain worldwide acceptance, things are looking good for