Infrastructure Linux News for Jun 28, 1999
PC Week: Rolling down the Linux highway [B.F. Goodrich deployment] (Jun 28, 1999, 19:10)
"B.F. Goodrich expands open-source OS's role to Web server apps
CNET News.com: Intel to launch major ISP strategy (Jun 28, 1999, 17:40)
"...ISPs will also become an important market for generic "white
box" servers manufactured by Intel... servers will run Microsoft's
Windows NT, but also Red Hat's Linux variant and Solaris..."
LinuxPR: O'Reilly announces Keynote Speakers for Open Source Conference (Jun 28, 1999, 17:39)
"O'Reilly & Associates announces the keynote speakers for
the Open Source Software Convention, to be held in Monterey, CA,
Alan Cox updates Linux.org.uk (Jun 28, 1999, 16:52)
The site is now more "portal-esque", and contains some new
pictures of a recent Linux event.
Caldera Systems introduces its new OpenLinux Developer Network (Jun 28, 1999, 16:24)
"This program was created to provide developers with the tools
and resources necessary to create powerful OpenLinux-based
BW: BeOpen.com Releases World-Class Applications as Open Source (Jun 28, 1999, 16:18)
"BeOpen.com's Advanced Software Development Tools Released as
ZDNet: Gumming up the Werks (Jun 28, 1999, 16:14)
"Sometimes perception can be as important as reality."
Salon: Walking the open-source walk (Jun 28, 1999, 12:27)
"Eric Raymond incorporates reader insights into his essay on the
c't: Linux and NT as Web Server on the Test Bed (Jun 28, 1999, 10:27)
In these real-world benchmarks, Linux shows itself better than
NT in several key performance tests.
IT Week: Linux gathers momentum (Jun 28, 1999, 10:26)
"IBM stepped up its commitment to the Linux operating system at
the PC Expo show in New York last week."
Byte.com: Basic X Setup (Jun 28, 1999, 10:20)
"Enough Information To Make It Run, Not Enough To
PRNewswire: SGI Announces Linux Support for Silicon Graphics 1600SW Flat Panel Monitor (Jun 28, 1999, 09:32)
"Linux drivers for the flat panel device were supplied by Number
Nine... to Xfree..."
LinuxPR: IndyBox announces dual Xeon XE Series of Linux systems (Jun 28, 1999, 08:09)
"...with one of the many Linux distributions pre-installed.
i.e., Caldera Open Linux, Debian GNU/Linux, Mandrake Linux, Red Hat
Linux, Slackware Linux, S.u.S.E. Linux, and Red Hat Linux."
Information Week: Linux Vs. NT: Head To Head -- Which Operating System Is Best? (Jun 28, 1999, 01:51)
"Here's Our Unscientific But Real-World Evaluation."
Internet Week: Need Help Desk Support? Just Name Your Price (Jun 28, 1999, 01:31)
"... many Linux gurus are not necessarily interested in joining
a big corporation where they can sit by a phone bank and answer
help desk calls all day. Might there be another way?"
BW: Metrowerks to deliver CodeWarrior for SuSE Linux (Jun 28, 1999, 00:30)
"CodeWarrior is the first widely used, commercially available
Integrated Development Environment (IDE) to be ported to SuSE