IT Management Linux News for Aug 05, 2003
Microsoft Watch: Novell's Stone Speaks Out (Aug 05, 2003, 20:30)
"The vice chairman and open-source backer offers his two cents
on the Ximian deal, Novell's future relationship with Microsoft and
the latest SCO skirmish..."
IDG Singapore: Fujitsu May Beat IBM with Fastest Linux Supercomputer (Aug 05, 2003, 13:00)
"A day after the U.S. company said it had received an order for
what stands to be the fastest such machine, Japan's Fujitsu Ltd.
has announced an order for a faster machine that it expects to put
into service at about the same time..."
CRN Interview: MySQL Chief Martin Mickos (Aug 05, 2003, 10:00)
"Riding a wave of interest in Linux, MySQL is becoming
increasingly popular and has attracted support from industry
stalwarts such as SAP..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Open-Source E-mail Offers Sunny Outlook (Aug 05, 2003, 08:30)
"Many enterprises would like to move away from Microsoft and
Exchange but fear that the open-source messaging products available
for Linux just won't measure up..."
The Independent: Sun Has Seen the Future--It's In the StarOffice and It's On The Java Cards (Aug 05, 2003, 07:00)
"Speaking during a visit to Scotland last week, McNealy admits
that Sun has yet to shake off the post-boom hangover, and is now
being punished by the markets for its fall from favour..."
Computerworld Australia: Analysis: Linux Marches On (Aug 05, 2003, 04:00)
"One of the vendor's next high-profile battles, according to
sources, is DaimlerChrysler AG. The automaker is said to be
squirming under Microsoft's annuity licensing plan and
contemplating replacing some of its Windows server infrastructure
News.com.au: Linux to Remain Niche: Gartner (Aug 05, 2003, 01:00)
"Linux penetration within Australian enterprises may reach 90
per cent within three years, but it will remain a niche technology,
with only 10 to 15 per cent of IT infrastructure running on the
open source software, according to Gartner..."