Infrastructure Linux News for Sep 27, 1999
CRN: Inprise Working On Tools For Linux (Sep 27, 1999, 23:20)
"RAD tools like these are important to many and a sure sign that
Linux's popularity is increasing in the corporations of the
VNU Net: Cygnus propels Linux to embedded systems (Sep 27, 1999, 23:13)
"The open source, configurable API, called EL/IX allows
developers to develop Linux software on a desktop PC, and then
employ this software across embedded devices running the Linux
BW: Major Industry Players Collaborate On Open C++ Modeling Platform... (Sep 27, 1999, 21:31)
"SystemC is freely available through an Open Community Licensing
program, taking the best of open source licensing and Sun
Microsystems' Jini Community Source Licensing (SCSL)."
PRNewswire: emWare EMIT Device-Networking Solution To Be Available on Linux OS (Sep 27, 1999, 21:03)
"emWare's support for Linux opens new options for embedded
developers to add Internet and network connectivity to their
embedded devices using what is considered the most reliable, stable
and open development platform."
32BitsOnline: Book Review: Apache: The Definitive Guide (Sep 27, 1999, 20:34)
"Some of the examples have been expanded and every chapter is
longer than the first edition. But don't expect too much hand
holding, the book covers a lot of subjects in a relatively small
amount of space."
LinuxWorld: Introduction to AOLserver, Part 3 (Sep 27, 1999, 19:10)
"Database-backed programming with AOLserver."
VNU Net: IDC: Unix to gain market share at high end of server market (Sep 27, 1999, 18:21)
"...with demand driven primarily by ecommerce and the increased
use of handheld devices to access corporate data."
ComputerWorld: Novell launches NDS-based free Web mail (Sep 27, 1999, 17:14)
"...based on Novell technologies such as Novell Directory
Services (NDS) and the Novell Internet Messaging System... purpose
is to demonstrate Novell's technologies on the Web."
EETimes: Cygnus develops application programming interface in bid to unify embedded Linux (Sep 27, 1999, 16:55)
"The progression of Linux into embedded markets has put the OS
in a precarious spot, Tiemann said, because chunks of the kernel
must be culled to fit embedded applications."
ComputerWorld: PC Vendors Boost Thin-Client Lineups (Sep 27, 1999, 16:55)
"The client's operating system may be Windows CE or Linux; they
will often use Web browsers to access server-based
Information Week: E-Service At Hub Of Online Push (Sep 27, 1999, 16:45)
"Right Now Web, a Linux application from Right Now Technologies
Inc., lets Specialized Bicycle dynamically create and refine the
content of its frequently asked questions. It automatically puts up
front the topics that visitors search for most often..."
Internet Week: StarOffice Is A Poor Substitute For Office (Sep 27, 1999, 16:23)
"Sun's thin-client approach to productivity apps ignores the
fact that much of the attraction to Microsoft Office has to do with
its programmability, at least among business users."
Byte.com: Win 9x vs. Linux For User PC (Sep 27, 1999, 16:03)
"I like the idea of the 1000-machine challenge. Pick a noted
expert installer/deployer of both Windows and Linux, lay down 1,000
clients on a LAN, and track the reliability of the resulting fleet
for one year. That would be a fascinating experiment!"
Bob Young Speaks at LXNY (Sep 27, 1999, 15:47)
Stephen Adler writes up the event.
E-Commerce Times: Caldera and MacMillan USA to Push Linux to Corporations (Sep 27, 1999, 15:16)
"OpenLinux Installation & Configuration Handbook," the first
Caldera Press title, is due out in October. Other titles will
follow in 2000."
PRNewswire: Lineo Releases Embedded Linux Road Map (Sep 27, 1999, 14:41)
"To create a version of Linux useful to embedded OEMs, Lineo is
developing a unique distribution of Linux specifically targeted at
ZDNet UK: Linux heads for the data center (Sep 27, 1999, 14:17)
"The group aims to build a Linux cluster that could support up
to 1,024 systems, or nodes, and do it much more cheaply than
current high-end Unix clusters."
ZDNET: Is Linux a Legitimate Network OS? (Sep 27, 1999, 14:03)
"Linux is a good solution for a range of server needs. It should
certainly be on the radar screens of most medium- and
large-business IS professionals."
LinuxPR: Cygnus Migrates Linux To Embedded Systems (Sep 27, 1999, 02:42)
"Cygnus announces embedded Linux offering to pre-empt Linux