Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 24, 1999
LinuxPR: RealTimeLinux.org Web Site Kick-off (Sep 24, 1999, 21:21)
"This organization is intended to serve as a resource for the
real-time Linux community, and provides an impartial arena for
discussions and optimization across the various implementations of
APCMag: PostgresSQL (Sep 24, 1999, 19:52)
"PostgresSQL is a free open source database system that can run
on Linux. It has most of the features available in commercial
databases, such as transactions, triggers, and locking, as well as
a few of its own, such as user-defined types and multi-version
London Review of Books: See you in court, pal (Sep 24, 1999, 19:47)
"One of the most potent threats - in the opinion of many geeks,
the single biggest danger in the longish run - is that offered by
the very unlikely story of a Finnish übergeek called Linus
The Computer Paper: ... Install! (Sep 24, 1999, 19:30)
"Linux For Newbies: Part 3"
IT-Director: Yet Another Wild Linux IPO? [LinuxOne] (Sep 24, 1999, 19:07)
"...'an IPO too far'... we fail to see how any company could
make any business case that justifies an IPO which involves only
half a year's operation and the registration of a brand."
VNU Net: Linuxone's share offer details risks of Linux (Sep 24, 1999, 18:56)
" 'This offering involves a high degree of risk... Our business
may not succeed because open source business models are
Slashdot: Interview: Havoc Pennington Answers (Sep 24, 1999, 18:34)
"Monday we requested questions for Havoc Pennington, who is
(among other things) author of GTK+/Gnome Application Development-
and got plenty of them."
ZDNET Poll: Is Linux ready for the big leagues? (Sep 24, 1999, 18:05)
E-Commerce Times: LinuxOne IPO Aims to Duplicate Red Hat Success (Sep 24, 1999, 16:14)
"According to the filing, the Mountain View, California-based
company is looking to raise $24 million (US$) through the sale of 3
million shares of its common stock."
32BitsOnline: Interview: Oracle on Oracle 8i (Sep 24, 1999, 15:51)
"Included in the interview were Doug Kennedy, Vice President of
the Intel Division, Raymond Wong, Vice President of the Platform
Technologies Division, and Pari Bhaduri, the Senior Director of
ZDNET UK: Linux to help Amdahl plans (Sep 24, 1999, 14:57)
"Technical support and engineering development for Linux will be
expanded, echoing similar announcements earlier this year from IBM
BW: MandrakeSoft Announces Linux-Mandrake 6.1 (Sep 24, 1999, 14:26)
"Version 6.1 offers many new enhancements and results in making
Linux distribution easier to use, faster, and better. The new
version is available via FTP in both traditional and iso-image
LinuxPR: Bynari International Announces Director of European Operations (Sep 24, 1999, 05:02)
"Fred Mobach, Managing Director of Systemhouse Mobach and S.
Thomas Adelstein, CIO, Bynari Systems Group jointly announced their
association. Fred Mobach becomes Director, Bynari International,
SMLUC.org: Kids Games and Linux (Sep 24, 1999, 00:46)
"What I want to do is create a suite of educational kids games
based on the GPL so that there is a BASELINE for educational
LinuxWorld: Introduction to AOLserver, Part 2 (Sep 24, 1999, 00:22)
"Inexperienced Web developers are sometimes fooled by the
simplicity of Tcl into thinking that they are restricted to
developing simple Web sites."
LinuxPR: Macmillan USA Teams with Caldera - Announces New Caldera Press Imprint (Sep 24, 1999, 00:19)
"The newly formed relationship enables Caldera to ensure its
users receive the high quality content needed to use Caldera's
products to their fullest potential."
LinuxWorld: Introduction to AOLserver, Part 1 (Sep 24, 1999, 00:15)
"... describes the history of AOLserver -- from its inception as
NaviServer to its move to open source -- and offers a comparison of
AOLserver and Apache."