Infrastructure Linux News for Jan 20, 2001
IBM developerWorks: Using Perl to Access DB2 for Linux (Jan 20, 2001, 23:59)
IBM developerWorks offers this tutorial on using Perl's DB2
LinuxPR: LinuxDevices.com launches supporteds Embedded Linux
technical forum (Jan 20, 2001, 23:30)
"Developers using Linux in embedded and real-time system
applications are encouraged to submit their technical questions to
our Embedded Linux Q&A Forum, where they will be promptly
answered by a panel of experts," said LinuxDevices.com founder Rick
DevShed: Speaking SQL (Part 2) (Jan 20, 2001, 23:19)
"... I hope this introduction to SQL helped you get some idea of
how to go about creating and using a database, and that you now
have a better understanding of the language."
AllLinuxDevicesPR: REDSonic announces its presence at the Linux World Conference & Expo (Jan 20, 2001, 21:30)
"REDSonic, Inc., a provider of real-time and embedded Linux
solutions, today announced its presence at the Linux World
Conference & Expo, which is to be held at the Jacob. K. Javits
Convention Center in New York from January 30th - February 2nd
2001. Linux World Conference & Expo is one of the world's major
events for Linux OS developers users and entrepreneurs. REDSonic
intends to showcase and demonstrate a number of its products and
services at the Exposition."
LinuxWorld.com: Design the LSB logo (Jan 20, 2001, 21:00)
"That means we're stuck, and we need your help. We need an LSB
compliance logo in anticipation of the release of the first LSB
specification and test suite. So who better to turn to for an open
source project than the Linux community?"
AllLinuxDevicesPR: REDSonic, Inc. introduces RED-Kit, a set-top box for evaluation (Jan 20, 2001, 20:16)
"RED-Kit is convenient for embedded system developers and
includes all the necessary software pre-loaded to create real-time
and non-real time applications. RED-Kit is the ideal turnkey
solution for prototype development and evaluation of REDSonic's
AllLinuxDevicesPR: REDSonic introduces RED-Builder (Jan 20, 2001, 20:13)
"RED-Builder gives developers the ability to build embedded
systems for REDICE-Linux, a real-time Linux kernel designed to
support mission and time critical applications. RED-Builder can
also be used to create non Real-Time Linux images."
osOpinion: Open Software for Opportunity (Jan 20, 2001, 19:00)
"The open source software (OSS) business model has been proven
time and time again to be as good if not better than closed source
FreeOS.com: Book Review: The Cathedral And The Bazaar (Jan 20, 2001, 18:00)
"This book is about much more than computer science; it is a
must read for anyone interested in the future of not just the
software industry but of intellectual property, work culture, human
motivation, Internet-driven global peering, and new business models
in the Information Age."
PenguinPPC.org: Community Profile: Jason Haas (Jan 20, 2001, 17:00)
penguinppc.org kicks off their community profile with a brief
look at LinuxPPC co-founder Jason Haas.
NewsForge: Web review: At Linux2Order you can name your price (Jan 20, 2001, 15:00)
"The premise is simple. You go to Linux2Order.com. You pick out
the Linux software you want. You build your own custom CD. And then
you download it. Or, if you are CD burner-less and don't have a
friend with one, you buy a pre-burned CD and have it shipped, for a
small, er, medium fee."
AllLinuxDevices: Indre... what??!!! [an Indrema backgrounder]
(Jan 20, 2001, 12:00)
From Console Wire, this feature takes a look at the Linux-based
Indrema from outside the Linux milieu. "So the question remains,
what kind of impact can the Indrema hope to make? It's a tough
call. The open source movement is a noble one, but to launch a
consumer electronics device, any device, takes deep pockets. The
hardcore Linux gamer may not need much convincing, but those weaned
on Mario and Sonic may need a little nudge."