Infrastructure Linux News for Oct 31, 1999
LinuxPlanet: Application Servers and Linux: The Enterprise Awaits (Oct 31, 1999, 23:12)
"... on a cost per unit basis it's cheaper to put up a cluster
of high-end PCs running Linux than a similar number of Solaris or
Curt Wuollet--Linux in Industry: Our Own Case Study (Oct 31, 1999, 20:34)
"Linux is such a great solution and so flexible that our current
uses just scratch the surface. I have been disappointed that so few
of the success stories in industry are published. I decided to
write this article so that the many people who contribute to the
Open Source community could get the credit they deserve."
Eric S. Raymond -- Are you ready for Burn All GIFs Day? (Oct 31, 1999, 19:59)
On November 5, webmasters all over the world will convert their
sites to eliminate all GIFs.
Performance Computing: Evaluating OpenLinux 2.3 (Oct 31, 1999, 17:53)
"OpenLinux approaches the installation from a completely
different angle. The Enhanced Linux Installation Wizard (LIZARD)
asks all the questions up front in a graphical environment that
employs radio button choices everywhere it can. It is extremely
simple to use."
LinuxPR: LinuxDevices.com Launches Embedded Linux Portal (Oct 31, 1999, 17:11)
"Developers of embedded systems just gained a powerful means to
locate the information and components they need for incorporating
the highly popular Linux operating system into non-desktop
Graphics Muse: The impact of computing on society - where the goals of the Linux movement fit in (Oct 31, 1999, 14:32)
"Why, for example, would I want to exchange the lunatic ranting
of one dictator (or two, if you include Steve Balmer) for those of
a collective group of lunatics?"
Linux.com: Window Manager Review (Oct 31, 1999, 14:31)
"What I am interested in doing is creating a viable resource for
those interested in trying different window managers."
LinuxWorld: A REBOL incursion (Oct 31, 1999, 14:30)
"Don't be fooled by people who say that Carl Sassenrath's new
project is "just a scripting language." In reality, the chief
architect of the AmigaOS is after nothing less than your cell
phone, your Java-enabled toaster, and your Linux box in his quest
to make your operating system irrelevant in the new world of
LinuxPlanet: Review: The No BS Guide to Red Hat Linux 6 (Oct 31, 1999, 06:07)
"As an overview of Redhat 6 this book is excellent. It covers
everything of interest at a level of detail quite sufficient to get
you up and running and doing useful work."
Linux Gazette: Creating A Linux Certification Program, Part 7 (Oct 31, 1999, 00:00)
"I had absolutely no idea that this article would lead down the
paths that it did! Looking back, I think my reasons still stand,
but certainly my own thinking has evolved on how a program is
structured as we all have discussed and strategized."