IT Management Linux News for Jan 30, 2001
Enterprise Linux Today: Turbolinux, Big Blue Partnership Going Strong (Jan 30, 2001, 22:40)
"In the continuation of a partnership between Big Blue and a
leading Linux provider, Turbolinux weighed in at LinuxWorld in New
York Tuesday with a new Server 6 for IBM's eServer z900 and S/390
TechWeb: Will Sun Take The Linux Plunge? (Jan 30, 2001, 22:08)
"But now that the new Linux 2.4 kernel is expected to scale up
the operating system to support higher levels of multiprocessing,
observers said, Sun needs to better outline its Linux stance."
CNET News.com: LinuxWorld shows software entering adulthood (Jan 30, 2001, 16:05)
"The code-sharing, cooperative "open source" programming model
that underlies Linux is a "better mousetrap" than the
closed-source, proprietary methods employed by Microsoft...
Specifically, open-source software naturally shifts priorities away
from the companies that sell software--Microsoft and Oracle, for
example--and toward the customers that use the software."
CNET News.com: Compaq adds Steeleye clustering software to Linux servers (Jan 30, 2001, 08:30)
"Clustering software lets one computer take over for another
automatically if the primary machine fails. SteelEye's software
extends this "failover" ability to include some higher-end Compaq
storage devices as well."
SJMercury/Reuters: Dresdner backs Linux-based software, a banking first (Jan 30, 2001, 07:30)
"And in a move that would have once been considered an anathema
to the secretive banking world, Dresdner Kleinwort plans to freely
release its "openadaptor" plumbing software to programmers in the
the wider "open source" community."
LinuxWorld: Future Computing: The warp and woof of data storage (Jan 30, 2001, 05:34)
"The major transition that datacenters are currently undergoing
is the loss of the ability to say, "This hard disk is attached to