Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 26, 1999
PRNewswire: Entera Delivers First Standards-Based Streaming Solution on Cobalt's New RaQ 3i Server (Oct 26, 1999, 23:12)
"Entera's ELSA brings to Cobalt customers a powerful and
standards-based solution that is easy to use."
LinuxPR: Rt-Control enables Linux based Internet appliances (Oct 26, 1999, 22:53)
"The shipment of the uCsimm marks a milestone in the development
of the embedded Linux marketplace."
CNET News.com: Sun shines Solaris on new Intel chip (Oct 26, 1999, 19:47)
"A version of Windows and Linux were demonstrated when Intel
unveiled the first Itanium samples in late August."
LinuxPR: Red Hat Linux OS Included in Intel's Global ISP Program (Oct 26, 1999, 19:36)
"The inclusion of Red Hat Linux with Intel's ISP program offers
customers the power of open source software in the demanding
Internet server environments in which it performs best."
PC Week: TurboLinux debuts cluster server, lines up partners (Oct 26, 1999, 18:50)
"With TurboCluster, customers finally see something that will be
more than just another file server or a 'let's run our little
interdepartmental Web server on Linux."
Tonight on TheLinuxShow!! (Oct 26, 1999, 18:44)
"Tonights show will feature the First Annual Linux(r) Triva
CRN: Thin Clients Target Embedded NT 4.0 (Oct 26, 1999, 18:32)
"If Microsoft doesn't offer a browser, customers would have to
go to something like Linux and another browser," Blatnik said."
EE Times: 64-bit future for the X86? (Oct 26, 1999, 18:26)
"Creating a Linux version for X86-64 should be a lot easier, but
whether any other versions of Unix support the architecture remains
to be seen."
TechWeb: Intel To Market Red Hat Linux For Web Servers (Oct 26, 1999, 18:09)
"Intel has launched a program aimed at boosting its share of the
server market, which has been dominated by Sun Microsystems, whose
computers use Sun's own chips instead of Intel's."
Salon: Microsoft flip-flop (Oct 26, 1999, 17:10)
"The open-source software movement is currently making waves by
successfully building a model for software development that depends
on freely contributed labor. But last week, Microsoft
ostentatiously turned its back on the volunteers who were among its
strongest supporters, saying that it could take care of its
problems by itself."
LinuxPR: Midgard 1.2.4 released (Oct 26, 1999, 16:12)
"Midgard 1.2.4 adds support for multiple Midgard databases in a
single Apache server."
AboutLinux.com: MailBag #4 (Oct 26, 1999, 16:06)
"The Linux community needs to get the word out that there ARE
many applications available for Linux."
Geeknews.org Reviews Red Hat 6.1 (Oct 26, 1999, 15:56)
"The goal of this review is to examine the install process for
this new OS and to give users some insight as to what an install of
Red Hat 6.1 has in store for them."
LinuxPR: Wanna Win a Free Linux Box or 2??? (Oct 26, 1999, 15:49)
"Now with the help of IndyBox Systems...and Penguin
Computing...you have two chances to win Linux Boxes at
BW: SCO and TurboLinux Announce Worldwide Professional Services Initiative (Oct 26, 1999, 14:46)
"Under the initiative, TurboLinux will offer their customers
Linux Professional Consulting Services from SCO. SCO's Professional
Services organization will support TurboLinux customers in
planning, cost analysis and deployment of their TurboLinux
BW: TurboLinux and Linuxcare Partner on Enterprise Support (Oct 26, 1999, 14:43)
"TurboLinux is pushing Linux technology, especially in the area
of clustering," said Fernand Sarrat, president and CEO of
Linuxcare. "Customers looking for high availability Linux solutions
will expect a total environment of software, support and services
that Linuxcare is uniquely positioned to deliver in this agreement
BW: Cobalt Networks Advances Web and Application Hosting with RaQ 3i Server Appliance... (Oct 26, 1999, 14:35)
"The array of solutions available for the RaQ 3i will make it an
ideal appliance platform for high-traffic Web portals, e-commerce,
and application hosting."
BW: TurboLinux and Cubix in High Density Linux Clusters Alliance (Oct 26, 1999, 14:30)
"Cubix brings robust hardware solutions for the enterprise with
our clustering software to offer customers unmatched
price/performance benefits for their mission critical computing
BW: Ensim Corporation Announces Partner Program (Oct 26, 1999, 14:20)
"ISPs will benefit from complete, cost-effective solutions that
combine the performance, reliability and scalability of VA Linux
systems with the value added by ServerXChange."
BW: Trend Micro Ships...Internet Gateway Antivirus for Red Hat Linux 6.0: InterScan VirusWall 3.01 (Oct 26, 1999, 14:15)
"With this announcement, Trend is also making available to the
Linux community a free Linux file scanner for performing manual and
prescheduled virus scanning on Linux servers."
PRNewswire: Giganet and TurboLinux Bring Virtual Interface (VI) Architecture to Linux (Oct 26, 1999, 14:07)
"The combination of cLAN and TurboCluster will provide for the
first time, high performance Virtual Interface (VI)
Architecture-based clustering for Linux environments."
osOpinion: Armed and Dangerous (Oct 26, 1999, 04:31)
"I took the CD home, unzipped the "ARMED.ZIP" file, read the
README.TXT file, rebooted as instructed, and 10 minutes later I was
net surfing. I was stunned. It found all my hardware and configured
everything correctly except my proxy server. All I could say was,
"Wowser, this is how it oughta be."
The Computer Paper: Networks and Beyond, A three-way race for network OSes (Oct 26, 1999, 04:16)
"One by one, the reasons for not using Linux as a server are
being addressed. Computers with Linux installed can be purchased
from IBM, Dell, and Compaq, among others. Support contracts can be
purchased. There's finally "someone to sue if things go wrong," or
at least to blame. The largest remaining hurdle for Linux to
overcome is lack of familiarity and knowledge."
LinuxWorld: CommuniGate versus Microsoft Exchange, An Interview with Vladimir Butenko (Oct 26, 1999, 01:32)
"LinuxWorld does not endorse either benchmark, but we find them
both to be believable. And that isn't only because -- unlike the
recent benchmarks by Mindcraft and ZD Labs -- these results tend to
support the anecdotal evidence that Linux outperforms Windows