Infrastructure Linux News for Aug 27, 1999
Linux.com: Covalent Technologies provides commercial support options for Apache (Aug 27, 1999, 19:12)
"As a commercial support entity, Covalent provides Y2K
compliance assurances to purchasing customers in addition to
ongoing assistance with e-commerce products on the Apache web
ComputerWorld: Gates opens window on Windows 2000 delay (Aug 27, 1999, 18:00)
"While some observers said they would wait longer for quality,
others said the operating system needs to face real-world usage
CNET News.com: SGI goes back to the future with new server (Aug 27, 1999, 17:24)
"SGI is working hard to bring these multiple-chip features to
Linux... in time for the Merced rollout."
VNU NET: NT professionals in demand after Linux splits Unix camp (Aug 27, 1999, 16:28)
"Windows NT has become the UK job market's most desired skill,
beating Unix for the first time."
LWN: LASER5 Dumps Red Hat, Returns to Producing Own Distro (Aug 27, 1999, 14:45)
"LASER5 is quitting its development of "Japanese Red Hat Linux
6.0" and is going to sell its original branded distribution..."
The Register: Motorola goes live with 200+ node Linux cluster (Aug 27, 1999, 13:09)
"Motorola is designing next generation semiconductors with the
aid of a 200+ node cluster Linux system capable of 0.5 teraflops in
peak floating point performance. The system is from Atipa Linux
Solutions, and uses Red Hat as the OS."
IT-Director: Windows 2000 Confusion May Delight Linux (Aug 27, 1999, 13:02)
"Rumours, from sources close to Redmond, are suggesting that
Microsoft will be releasing 9 different versions of Windows 2000
over a period of twelve months once the Windows 2000 campaign
begins to roll."
IT-Analysis: Lotus Outflanks Microsoft Via Linux (Aug 27, 1999, 12:58)
"Lotus has announced that intends to ship a version of its Notes
Domino Server to Linux by the end of the year."
E-Commerce Times: Major Networking Players Establish Linux Stress Test (Aug 27, 1999, 12:34)
"This week, a coalition of networking solution providers teamed
up with Neal Nelson & Associates to produce a network stress
test based on the increasingly popular Linux operating system
CPU Review: Athlon 600: Running Linux (Aug 27, 1999, 12:05)
A K7 review from a Linux perspective.