IT Management Linux News for May 18, 2004
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup--GNOME and Enterprise Desktop Usability (May 18, 2004, 23:30)
"To consider a Linux desktop deployment is, with most credible
enterprise offerings available today, to consider a GNOME
Computerworld Australia: Microsoft Executive on Linux, 64-bit Computing (May 18, 2004, 22:00)
"Bob Muglia, senior vice president of Microsoft's Windows Server
division, in an interview last week discussed the road map for
future operating system releases, the competitive threat posed by
Linux and the promise of 64-bit computing..."
The Age: Free and Oh, So Sweet (May 18, 2004, 19:30)
"And although they have been available for several years, the
increasing sophistication and ease of use, mimicking software from
well-known brands, have prompted businesses keen to cut costs to
eWeek: Novell's Linux Desktop Zeroes In on Integration (May 18, 2004, 19:00)
"Novell Inc., which last year bought SuSE Linux and Ximian, is
working on a single desktop product to ship before the end of this
SearchWin2000: Screech! Users Hit the Brakes on Linux Server Migrations (May 18, 2004, 17:30)
"The number of Windows administrators who are seriously
considering migrating to Linux has fallen off considerably over the
past year, according to the results of SearchWin2000.com's 2004
Microsoft Report Card survey..."
LinuxInsider: MySQL Adds High-end Enterprise Features to Database (May 18, 2004, 16:45)
"Swedish open source database, MySQL, plans to unveil a new
software feature and partner program, raising the question about
how well it's faring against proprietary database sellers..."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Migration In-Depth, Part 1: Why Health First is Dumping MS Office (May 18, 2004, 13:00)
"A Florida health care organization is switching office suites,
heading for OpenOffice and Novell Nterprise Linux Services. In part
1 of this interview, two network administrators explain the reasons
why Office just doesn't cut it anymore..."
InfoWorld: SCO Changing Industry, Not Slowing Linux (May 18, 2004, 11:30)
"But Linux has continued to define the tiny company, which has
captivated the high-tech industry during the past year with its
drumbeat of allegations about Linux and its snowballing list of
NewsForge: Billing Error Overcharges Some Mandrakesoft Customers by $1000s (May 18, 2004, 08:30)
"Mandrakesoft may be enjoying financial freedom by exiting
bankruptcy protection, but at least a few of its loyal users have
not been so fortunate this weekend..."
Computerworld Australia: Group Goes Fishing for Linux (May 18, 2004, 04:00)
"AFMA's senior systems manager Sean Lincolne said the move to
Linux for central business systems was an obvious progression as
the organization was an early adopter..."