IT Management Linux News for Feb 10, 2004
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Court's Verdict: Linux Over Solaris (Feb 10, 2004, 21:00)
"The Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts recently announced
it was moving several mission-critical applications from the
Solaris Unix operating system to Linux..."
Silicon.com: NHS to Begin Sun Desktop Linux Trials (Feb 10, 2004, 19:00)
"The NHS is to begin trials of a desktop Linux software suite in
a move it says could free up money for the frontline health service
and save taxpayer millions of pounds..."
LinuxInsider: Linux V2.6 Scales the Enterprise (Feb 10, 2004, 18:00)
"This kernel breaks apart some of the artificial limitations
that have been present in Linux from the beginning, such as the
number of addressable devices and total available Processor
Computerworld Australia: Country Energy Bets Business on Open Source (Feb 10, 2004, 17:00)
"When David Peters faced the prospect of dwindling platform and
application support for Country Energy's proprietary Unix systems
he took a step towards migrating the company's core business
systems to open source software..."
Reuters: German Finance Ministry Division Chooses Linux (Feb 10, 2004, 15:00)
"A division of the German finance ministry has moved its back
office operations to mainframe computers that run Linux..."
IT Manager's Journal: IT Investor's Journal: A Close Look at Red Hat (Feb 10, 2004, 11:00)
"Red Hat, Inc., long a sales leader in commercial Linux
distributions, has made some strategic changes in the last year and
has decided to aim squarely at the enterprise server market while
deemphasizing its relationship with small-time developers..."
MozillaQuest: Deja Novell All Over Again (Feb 10, 2004, 04:00)
"However, last year, Novell got serious about porting its
products to the GNU-Linux operating system..."