IT Management Linux News for May 28, 2004
Sydney Morning Herald: PeopleSoft, IBM in Linux Pitch (May 28, 2004, 22:00)
"PeopleSoft and International Business Machines say they will
develop Linux-based programs as part of a campaign to sell software
and hardware to small and mid-sized businesses..."
Globe and Mail: Ontario Offers Sun's StarOffice to Students (May 28, 2004, 19:45)
"The Ontario Ministry of Education has acquired Star Office 7
licences from Sun Microsystems Canada for all the province's 72
public and Catholic school boards..."
LinuxInsider: Showing Off Linux (May 28, 2004, 19:00)
"The trade show aisles weren't jammed at this year's annual Real
World Linux show in Toronto, but that didn't bother Larry
Washington Post: The Penguin That Ate Microsoft (May 28, 2004, 17:30)
"Microsoft's Windows operating system runs on more than 90
percent of the world's computers, a market share that many believe
is so overwhelming that no other company can ever hope to challenge
it..." [Free registration may be required. -ed]
Computerworld Australia: Novell Australia Leads Global Linux Migration, Dumps MS Office (May 28, 2004, 16:45)
"Novell's local operation is taking a leading role in an
ambitious year-long plan to move all the company's 6000 worldwide
staff onto Linux desktops..."
eWeek: Open Source Isn't Religion--Just Good Business (May 28, 2004, 01:00)
"I don't think that I'm alone in being so turned off by the
political aspects of the open-source community that I've never
really considered the business side of the equation..."
LinuxInsider: Open-Source App Servers Coming of Age with J2EE (May 28, 2004, 00:15)
"Three open-source application servers are expected to be
certified J2EE-compatible by year's end, meaning that lower-cost
alternatives to products from BEA Systems, IBM, and Oracle are on