IT Management Linux News for Feb 04, 2000
ZDNet/UK: IT Week: Linux initiatives bring maturity (Feb 04, 2000, 20:55)
"Journaled file systems allow an operating system to reboot much
faster than one that lacks the feature such as Windows
TechWeb: Linux Spawns New Businesses, Renews Old (Feb 04, 2000, 19:08)
"...Linux is helping knock down barriers of entry into the
software market, thus creating a boon for single person start-ups
and small developers."
CNN/IDG: Hacker magazine calls for movie business protest (Feb 04, 2000, 18:27)
"The MPAA, the organization that plays a major part in nearly
every movie made, is shutting down thousands of Web sites worldwide
and suing countless individuals simply because they offer
information on DVD technology that the MPAA wants to keep out of
Wired: Pro-Business Equals Pro-Linux (Feb 04, 2000, 18:18)
"Just because big business is looking to adapt Linux to its
needs doesn't mean the operating system will become a bloated
mess... the new offerings aimed at corporate users will ultimately
result in more streamlined and high performance versions of
VARBusiness: IBM, SGI Collaborate on DB2 For Linux-Based Systems (Feb 04, 2000, 17:30)
"...DB2... is now available on Silicon Graphics Inc.'s (SGI)
Linux-based 1000 series servers. ...collaborating to optimize DB2
for Linux on IA-32 and IA-64 systems..."
VARBusiness: New Corporate Products Debut On The Linux World Stage (Feb 04, 2000, 17:19)
"...more significant than who's-releasing-what may be the size
of the exhibits, the crowds and the expectations of the tens of
thousands likely to attend before the week is out. ... Linux is
Wired: Fear and Loathing at LinuxWorld (Feb 04, 2000, 17:06)
"Anderson worries that big corporations will not understand the
ethics behind Linux."
CNET: Andover.Net deal makes some wealthy, others disappointed (Feb 04, 2000, 00:51)
"... some individual shareholders who bought shares near their
high feel they have been left holding the bag."