Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 31, 2000
BW: TurboLinux Introduces New Workstation and Server Products (Jan 31, 2000, 23:40)
"With this release, TurboLinux is now shipping the most stable
and robust high-performance Linux workstation and server products
in the world..."
DowJones.com: Computer Maker Silicon Graphics To Introduce New Linux-Based Products (Jan 31, 2000, 22:24)
"...plans to unveil new Linux operating system-based products at
the LinuxWorld conference in New York City, including a new
Internet server and a new clustering environment, as well as Linux
ZDNet/UK: IT Week: Linux move for e-trade app server (Jan 31, 2000, 21:36)
"Persistence's move to Linux was customer driven. In the same
way, it dropped SCO Unix, DEC-Unix and NCR when the market
ZDNet/UK: IT Week: Desk job for Caldera (Jan 31, 2000, 21:15)
"...Caldera will launch a new version of its software later this
spring for corporate desktops, in an attempt to head off Corel's
progress in this still-tiny market for Linux-based systems."
PC Week: Red Hat joins rush to embedded Linux (Jan 31, 2000, 21:09)
"Hot on the heels of the unveilings of Transmeta's Mobile Linux
and Lineo's Embedix, Red Hat Inc. is joining the embedded-system
fray with its Red Hat Tools for Embedded Developers."
BW: TurboLinux Launches Reseller Program in North America (Jan 31, 2000, 20:38)
"Local Offices Established in 11 Major U.S. Cities; Nationwide
Tour in February."
BW: LAND-5 Gives Enhanced RAID Software to Linux Community (Jan 31, 2000, 20:31)
"High Performance Linux RAID Software With GUI Is Placed in Open
ComputerWorld: Weekly Shark Tank (Jan 31, 2000, 19:03)
Rumor that IDC will shortly release a study finding Linux
running on 24.8% of Intel servers.
ACS project supports new Linux (Jan 31, 2000, 19:02)
"ACS demonstrates that highly reliable multi-line telephony
solutions can be successfully developed and deployed under
ComputerWorld: Sun Strives to Undercut Linux (Jan 31, 2000, 18:37)
" 'To Sun, Linux is a huge threat. When a customer buys a Linux
server, they aren't buying a Sun server.'Â "
LinuxPR: LinuxYes.com Goes Online (Jan 31, 2000, 18:03)
"Designed for Linux and Open Source Solution Center."
CNET News.com: IBM extends Linux to thin clients (Jan 31, 2000, 17:28)
"IBM today extended its support for the Linux operating system
to thin-client computers."
CNET News.com: New products help Linux enter hot market (Jan 31, 2000, 17:17)
"Skinny servers stacked up by the dozen are rapidly becoming the
preferred way for PC companies to squeeze profits out of the
popularity of the free Linux operating systems."
LinuxPR: Penguin Computing Announces I-Node: A Modular Solution for Building E-Business Infrastructure (Jan 31, 2000, 16:37)
"First Enterprise-Class Traffic Management Solution for
PRNewswire: MandrakeSoft Introduces Linux-Mandrake PowerPack 7.0 at LinuxWorld (Jan 31, 2000, 16:31)
"Our main objective is to broaden the reach of Linux and make
the end-user life easier."
Reuters: IBM makes its networked computers run on Linux (Jan 31, 2000, 16:20)
"We're working with the Linux community to make it a better
osOpinion: The Wendy Deprogramming Project (Jan 31, 2000, 06:19)
"I'll bet you if you try Linux for a month, you'll like it
better than Windows."
osOpinion: MPAA: The Modern-Day Edison (Jan 31, 2000, 06:10)
"This leads to the preliminary conclusion that the MPAA's
lawsuit is a farce, simply because of who is pushing the lawsuit -
the plaintiffs don't stand to lose any money at all."
osOpinion: Linux Distributions: Making Things More Difficult? (Jan 31, 2000, 06:05)
"Linux, of course is due to its Open Source license, has more
distributions than most people can count. This means of course, no
two setups are identical."
osOpinion: DVD Tribunal - We let them take our DVD's but we won't let them take our FREEDOM (Jan 31, 2000, 05:58)
"In order to understand what the issues are here, we need to
look at what DVD really is and why the DVD-CCA organization has the
need for encryption?"
TheLinuxGurus.org: Linux Programming By Example [Book Review] (Jan 31, 2000, 05:52)
"The book is NOT an introduction to C programming. You must know
C in order to understand the book."
TechRepublic: Plan your enterprise Linux installation properly (Jan 31, 2000, 01:18)
"You've performed countless Linux installations on your own
computers and on your friends' machines, so installing it for your
company should be no different, right? Wrong."