IT Management Linux News for Nov 30, 2004
CNETAsia: BEA Builds Library Portal for S'pore University (Nov 30, 2004, 21:15)
"The National University of Singapore (NUS) enlisted the IT
vendor's help to develop a portal integrating the university's
disparate library applications..."
ZDNet UK: Europcar Slims IT Costs with Linux Thin Clients (Nov 30, 2004, 18:00)
"The car hire firm says its has cut hardware and maintenance
costs dramatically by migrating 1,500 rental stations to thin
clients running Linux..."
ComputerWeekly: Linux Slashes Costs for Bank Giant (Nov 30, 2004, 16:00)
"Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein uses Linux on Intel servers to
cut running costs by 45%..."
Computer Business Review: Sybase, IBM Team to Bring ASE to Power-Linux (Nov 30, 2004, 15:30)
"Sybase might have got a relatively early start on Linux, but it
no easy thing to compete with the open source MySQL and PostgreSQL
databases among Linux shops..."
The Boston Globe: LinuxWorld to Visit Hub for 1st Time (Nov 30, 2004, 15:00)
"LinuxWorld Conference & Expo will come to Boston for the
first time in February, underscoring the area's standing as a hub
for the open-source software being adopted by thousands of
iTNews: Red Hat Preps Enterprise Linux 4 (Nov 30, 2004, 13:45)
"The planned release of Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 in the first
quarter of 2005 plays catch-up to the August introduction of Novell
Suse Linux Enterprise Server 9..."
Australian IT: DVA Shops for Open Source Office (Nov 30, 2004, 11:30)
"...[T]he Department of Veterans' Affairs is to investigate open
source alternatives to the Microsoft Office productivity suite used
within the department..."
OSNews: Jonathan Schwartz: Solaris is the Future of Unix (Nov 30, 2004, 02:30)
"We had the pleasure of having a quick chat with Sun's COO,
Jonathan Schwartz, yesterday. We talked about a variety of things,
including Java, Solaris, Red Hat and good ol' Unix..."
IT Observer: The State of Open Source in the Enterprise (Nov 30, 2004, 00:30)
"Invariably, most participants will boil these down to two hard
facts: on the consumer desktop, Open Source has made very little
headway but in the corporate market it is gaining strong
ZDNet Australia: Is the Microsoft Hate Campaign Working? (Nov 30, 2004, 00:00)
"And the loudest voices in the tech community generally belong
to those who do not like Microsoft..."