IT Management Linux News for Apr 26, 2004
de Icaza: Defining the Game (Apr 26, 2004, 22:00)
"Microsoft has won in the past due to many factors, and none of
them related to 'Let them define the game...'"
internetnews: Q&A: C.J. Coppersmith, Director of Linux Strategy, HP (Apr 26, 2004, 21:00)
"HP's impact on the Linux community has been widespread and well
The Boston Globe: 3 Companies, 3 Transitions (Apr 26, 2004, 19:00)
A local analysis piece on new Massachusetts companies and how
they're currently faring, including Novell.
eWeek: Could IT Mood Swings Boost Enterprise Desktop Linux? (Apr 26, 2004, 18:30)
Desktop Linux Summit: "Linux on end users'
desktops remains largely elusive for enterprises, but the
open-source operating system could become more attractive as the
demands of IT departments shift..."
SearchEngineJournal: Open Source Search Engines Give Non-Commercial Alternatives (Apr 26, 2004, 18:00)
"According to the Nutch project they provide a transparent
alternative to commercial web search engines. Only open source
search results can be fully trusted to be without bias..."
ebizQ: Survey Shows Open Source Making Headway In Enterprise (Apr 26, 2004, 17:30)
"A recent survey of advanced technology companies indicates that
Open Source software is becoming an explicit component in
enterprise Information Technology strategy and architecture..."
Computerworld: A Sunny Forecast for Open-Source (Apr 26, 2004, 16:30)
A detailed look at a popular Web site's move to OSS:
"Weather.com's move to an all-open-source Web site infrastructure
has enabled the company to lower costs while meeting increased
SCO, Baystar Conflict Escalating (Apr 26, 2004, 14:30)
The Salt Lake Tribune gives an overview and community reaction
to the Baystar/SCO disagreement (with added reports on the SEC's
possible investigation). Two separate articles from Computer
Business Review detail SCO's response to BayStar's demands and the
response BayStar is now contemplating.
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Thin Linux Implementation Right Prescription for Doctors (Apr 26, 2004, 13:00)
"The Albany, N.Y., medical group has replaced its aging, mixed
Novell-Windows desktop environment with a bevy of thin clients
running the Linux Terminal Server project off a central IBM xSeries