IT Management Linux News for Dec 14, 2000
WebTechniques: PostgreSQL: Taking E-Business Up a Notch (Dec 14, 2000, 23:39)
"PostgreSQL is arguably the most advanced relational database of
the open-source options, and the best positioned to challenge the
supremacy of the commercial leaders."
Red Hat Reports Third Quarter Revenue Gains of 112% over FY2000 (Dec 14, 2000, 23:31)
"Red Hat today announced that their third quarter revenue was up
112% over last year's third quarter results, and that the company
remains on track to achieve profitability next year. The company
reported net losses of $0.01 per share this quarter."
LinuxPR: Enlighten Announces EnlightenDSM 4.2, Enhanced Capabilities for Managing Cross-Platform OSs (Dec 14, 2000, 21:38)
"EnlightenDSM 4.2 Extends New and Enhanced Functionality to Its
CNET News.com: Open-source database companies open shop (Dec 14, 2000, 20:01)
"Although the company will give the software away, it will
charge $9,995 a year for a standard technical support and service
plan and $49,995 for the premium plan."
LinuxPlanet: Editor's Note: Waiting for the Black Helicopters (Dec 14, 2000, 17:21)
Yesterday LinuxWorld ran an extremely irresponsible piece of
Microsoft-bashing. Kevin Reichard opines that this sort of writing
is bad for the Linux world, as the truth about Open Source and
Linux plays much better than lies and ill-informed condemnations of
CNET News.com: Sun moves up on IBM in server sales - IDC (Dec 14, 2000, 15:14)
"Systems based on the Linux operating system and rack-mountable
servers grew much faster than the overall server sector, IDC said.
Linux server sales increased 178 percent from the third quarter of
1999 to the third quarter of 2000, while rack-mountable server
sales grew 400 percent."
The Register: Sun is top dog in Unix market - IDC (Dec 14, 2000, 14:42)
"The figures also show Linux servers are becoming increasingly
popular. Revenues for this emerging operating environment increased
a whopping 178 per cent from the same period last year."