Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 24, 1999
BW: DataMirror Reports Record Revenue For Q2 Fiscal 2000 (Aug 24, 1999, 23:21)
"During the quarter, the Company announced... Transformation
Server for Oracle on Linux... released to integrate Oracle
databases on Linux with data residing on Microsoft NT, UNIX, IBM
AS/400 and S/390."
BW: Future Power Introduces First-Ever Dual Celeron PCs... (Aug 24, 1999, 23:11)
"The Dual Millennium full-tower system contains two Intel
Celeron 466A CPUs, 256MB memory, 20GB UDMA hard drive... and Linux
VARBusiness: Hitachi Aims New Eight-Way Server at ASPs (Aug 24, 1999, 22:53)
"The second generation of eight-way, 550-Mhz Pentium Xeon
servers from Hitachi... is designed with ASPs and ISPs in mind.
...will be certified for... Linux..."
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CNET News.com: Truce in the server technology wars (Aug 24, 1999, 21:36)
" 'The two specs [NGIO and Future I/O] are going to merge'
...will choose a new name for the standard and plan to have the
technology ready in time for 'McKinley'..."
PC Week: SCO latest to straddle the Linux-Unix fence (Aug 24, 1999, 18:21)
"The more service and support for linux, the better for IT
managers looking to deploy the operating system. Last week, SCO
became the latest vendor to throw its hat into that ring."
ComputerWorld: Compaq cuts back work on 32-bit Windows NT for Alpha (Aug 24, 1999, 17:55)
"...may choose to emphasize Linux as the mass-volume operating
system on Alpha..."
CNET News.com: New SGI CEO emphasizes stability (Aug 24, 1999, 16:50)
"...he won't alter the company's strategy: Using the Linux
operating system on Intel's future IA-64 chips to power high-end
servers, graphics-intensive computers, and the shipment of video
and audio across the Internet."
BW: Red Hat Selects Frontier for Web Site Hosting (Aug 24, 1999, 15:37)
"Frontier GlobalCenter Provides Support for Open-Source
Linux-Based Operating System"
PR Newswire: Brace AB: Thinworks Takes Linux Into Thin Client/Server (Aug 24, 1999, 15:36)
"A new range of thin client products from Thinworks is based
upon a pre-installed flash ROM version of the Linux operating
system. The choice of Linux makes them powerful and flexible, yet
very competitively priced."
PR Newswire: Macromedia Introduces Flash Players For UNIX (Aug 24, 1999, 15:35)
"The Standard for High-impact, Vector-based Web Sites Now
Reaches Linux, Solaris, and Irix Users"
BW: Linux-Mandrake 6.0, Distributed by Macmillan USA, Named 'Product of the Year' by LinuxWorld (Aug 24, 1999, 15:33)
"Linux-Mandrake(TM) 6.0, distributed by Macmillan USA as part of
their 'The Complete Linux(TM) Operating System 6.0,' has been named
'Product of the Year' in the LinuxWorld Editor's Choice Awards.
Mandrake also captured first place in the server category."
BW: AXA Innovation Fund Takes Equity Position in Rising Linux Start-Up, MandrakeSoft (Aug 24, 1999, 15:31)
"MandrakeSoft, publisher of the popular Linux-Mandrake operating
system, today announced that the Investment Fund of AXA, AXA
Placement Innovation, took an equity position in the company to
fuel its aggressive growth."
BW: Macmillan USA Books to be Reviewed and Certified by Linuxcare Labs (Aug 24, 1999, 15:30)
"Macmillan USA, the world's largest computer book publisher and
third largest operating system publisher today announced that it
has reached a comprehensive agreement with Linuxcare Labs to
provide technical review and certification of its Sams and Que
CNET News.com: Departing SGI chief may join Microsoft (Aug 24, 1999, 15:28)
"Rick Belluzzo, who abruptly resigned yesterday as chief
executive of Silicon Graphics, reportedly will join Microsoft to
run its interactive operations unit."
InfoWorld: Top 10 items to memorize if you are planning to migrate to Windows 2000 (Aug 24, 1999, 14:06)
"What followed was one of the most embarrassing weeks Microsoft
has ever suffered through."
ZDNN: Open source's yellow-brick road (Aug 24, 1999, 13:41)
"Can open-source IPOs do a Red Hat? Converts follow the movement
to Monterey, Calif., to find out."
osOpinion: IBM and Linux: Tux with the Blue machine (Aug 24, 1999, 13:39)
"IBM has sure shed its stodgy image as a stalwart but boring
company. The company's embrace of LINUX seems to have reinvigorated
the programmers and sales staff not seen since the early days of
ARGO: Autonomous vehicle based on Linux (Aug 24, 1999, 01:24)
"In the first week of June 1998, this vehicle was demonstrated
to the public and to the research community thanks to a 2000 km
tour throughout Italy during which the vehicle drove itself
PRNewswire: Lineo Ships Embrowser, an Embedded Micro Web Browser (Aug 24, 1999, 00:32)
"Lineo is currently porting Embrowser to Embedix(TM), Lineo's
embedded Linux(R) operating system based on OpenLinux(R) from
BW: Red Hat Announces Independent Y2K Compliance Certification for Official 5.2 and 6.0 (Aug 24, 1999, 00:20)
"The Software Laboratory rated Red Hat Linux versions 5.2 and
6.0 as "highly compliant"...