IT Management Linux News for Nov 21, 2003
internetnews.com: Reading the Deal: Sun Lands on China's Desktop (Nov 21, 2003, 23:00)
"A deal making Sun Microsystems' new Java Desktop System the de
facto standard in China is a good first step in the company's bid
to dethrone Microsoft's Windows, but challenges abound, analysts
OSNews: Q&A with Sun's Product Team on Java Desktop System (Nov 21, 2003, 21:00)
"OSNews sent over to Sun Microsystems ten questions for a
Q&A session with Sun's product team working on Java Desktop
MySQL Database Adds Features, MaxDB Compatability (Nov 21, 2003, 20:00)
"Future versions of MySQL's flagship database will add new
features that will make it more comparable to MaxDB..."
The Register: Novell Looks to Linux to Pull It Out of the Red (Nov 21, 2003, 19:00)
"Novell yesterday posted increased quarterly losses on lower
revenues but promised its strong commitment to open source will
bear fruit over the next year..."
TechWorld: Researchers Dispute Red Hat's Fedora Trademark (Nov 21, 2003, 18:00)
"Concerned that they will be forced to drop the name of their
five year-old open source project, researchers at Cornell
University and the University of Virginia (UVA) are readying a
challenge to Red Hat's Fedora trademark..."
CNET News: Linux Veteran Tries Again (Nov 21, 2003, 17:00)
"Novell has to have a platform, and NetWare isn't it. It's out
of gas. It's a has-been. They've done some good application
infrastructure, but they need Linux, and Linux needs them..."
Enterprise Windows IT: Is Microsoft Linux in the Wind? (Nov 21, 2003, 16:00)
"Speculation that Microsoft might build a flavor of Linux into
Windows Server 2003 has been rife since May, when the company said
it was licensing the Unix source code and patent from the SCO
Gartner: SCO's Legal Fees Could Jeopardize Its Software Business (Nov 21, 2003, 14:00)
"The SCO Group will pay its lawyers $9 million to pursue
lawsuits against Linux users. Linux users should keep a low profile
and have a contingency plan. SCO customers should have a migration
plan in case SCO's legal strategy falters..."
InfoWorld: Red Hat Offers New Security Course (Nov 21, 2003, 02:30)
"Red Hat Inc. is offering a new training course, designed to
improve the security skills of users, it said Tuesday..."