IT Management Linux News for Jun 21, 2004
Hlynes.com: Microsoft Starts its "Get The Facts" Campaign (Jun 21, 2004, 22:00)
"So I sat with about 150 other 'technical decision makers' in a
very plush hotel in Holborn while representatives from Microsoft
tried their best to convince me that I should not be considering
moving to Linux..."
LinuxInsider: Linux Adoption Growing at Large Organizations (Jun 21, 2004, 21:15)
"'My wife tells me I'm not the brightest bulb in the marquee for
going to open source conferences as the Microsoft guy,' said Jason
Matusow, shared source initiative manager at Microsoft..."
Asia Computer Weekly: Microsoft Cries Foul Over Open Source Bias (Jun 21, 2004, 18:15)
"In Malaysia... Microsoft has made it clear it will oppose any
guidelines that institutionalise a procurement preference for the
open source platform.
The Nation: Success with Open Source (Jun 21, 2004, 17:30)
"Having used open-source software in its organisation for 10
years, the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand is a
success story of state-enterprise use of free software in a large
ComputerWeekly: Surge in the Number of Linux Jobs Drives a Rising Demand for Skills (Jun 21, 2004, 16:45)
"According to the latest Computer Weekly/SSL Quarterly Survey of
Appointments Data and Trends, the number of job advertisements
asking for Linux skills has increased by 50%..."
Toronto Star: Parties the Same? Not on Tech Issues (Jun 21, 2004, 15:00)
"For those interested in technology law and policy
issues--including copyright, spam, and privacy--the election
campaign has been a disappointment as technology policy has barely
registered on the election-issue radar..."
Computerworld Australia: Microsoft NT 4.0 Backlash Has Users Eyeing Linux (Jun 21, 2004, 13:00)
"Many users of NT 4.0 have rejected Microsoft's recently
announced product support extension and are planning a migration
path to Linux..."
OSNews: Interview with MySQL's Alex Roedling (Jun 21, 2004, 11:30)
"The new mySQL license is said to not be so compatible with PHP
and other software that mysql works together. Is this the