IT Management Linux News for Jun 22, 2004
eWeek: MS Software Assurance Versus Red Hat Network (Jun 22, 2004, 22:00)
"Who gets the better deal when it comes to added software
goodness? It's not even a close contest.."
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Red Hat Raises Certification Bar; Expert Fears Lock-In (Jun 22, 2004, 20:30)
"One expert, however, cautions that Red Hat certifications don't
always offer experience that can cross over into diverse Linux
destinationCRM: CRM's Future: Open Source? (Jun 22, 2004, 19:45)
"Don't expect Siebel or PeopleSoft to disclose their secret
sauce any time soon, but open source technologies are starting to
crop up in CRM, from the server platform to the user
CXOtoday: Eveready Industries Ready To Adopt Linux (Jun 22, 2004, 19:00)
"What do you do as an IT buyer when your technology vendor
switches over to a new operating platform? Do you adapt accordingly
or switch vendors...?"
LinuxWorld Australia: Microsoft Says It's Faster than Linux on File Serving (Jun 22, 2004, 16:45)
"This time, Microsoft is claiming that Windows 2003 is faster at
file and print serving tasks than a Red Hat Linux server, based on
a test performed by Veritest..."
The Age: Google Reveals Its Caring, Sharing Side (Jun 22, 2004, 16:00)
"Search engine giant Google is preparing to publicly release
some of its underlying software code only months before it
undertakes a multibillion-dollar stock-exchange float..."
ESR: Halloween XI: Get The FUD (Jun 22, 2004, 15:15)
"I've just seen a dispatch from the front lines of the FUD wars,
Huw Lynes's report from one of Microsoft's Get The Facts roadshow
in Great Britain. It's a fascinating read, especially when
considered in context with Halloween VII and more recent leaks out
NewsForge: An Open Letter to Corel (Jun 22, 2004, 13:45)
"Your gutsy move to port WordPerfect to Linux places the company
at the intersection of smart business strategy and doing what is
best for the global community of infocentric citizens. However, if
we could make just one request...?"
Builder AU: MySQL Seek Australian Expansion (Jun 22, 2004, 11:30)
"MySQL AB, the company behind the popular open source database
MySQL, is looking to ramp up its presence in the Australian
OSNews: Opinion: How to Master GNU/Linux in 20 Steps (Jun 22, 2004, 02:30)
"A friend of mine wrote to me and asked me how he could go about
switching to Linux. I sent him an email back with some suggestions
about how to approach it and he suggested that I should share this
with others, so here it goes..."
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Winning in the Big Enterprise Space (Jun 22, 2004, 01:45)
"The US Courts' server migration project will put core
applications and services on ProLiant servers running Linux..."