IT Management Linux News for Feb 07, 2005
IT Manager's Journal: Openstructure: A Call for Open Source Reform (Feb 07, 2005, 22:45)
"This is the third and final article in the series, 'The Open
Computer Business Review: Open Source Exec Takes Message to Investors (Feb 07, 2005, 20:30)
"A former executive from BEA Systems is tomorrow expected to
encourage investors and ISVs to investigate new business models
around open source and services..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Father of Java Chides Open Source Developer Community (Feb 07, 2005, 20:00)
"James Gosling has launched a blistering attack on the open
source developer community saying companies that give away software
lack financial viability..."
NewsForge: Must-Have Applications for Managing an Enterprise Linux Shop (Feb 07, 2005, 19:00)
"First on my list is the ubiquitous OpenSSH. Combining OpenSSH
with key authentication and Keychain to manage passphrases allows
me to enter a passphrase once and then run repeated SSH commands or
scripts on multiple servers without prompts..."
CNET News: Sun's Open-Source Gamble (Feb 07, 2005, 18:15)
"Sun Microsystems is a company that's made good use of its
visionary leadership to survive against bigger rivals. So it's
fitting that Jonathan Schwartz is the company's No. 2
SearchEnterpriseLinux: LinuxWorld Preview: Linux Takes Backseat to Open Source, Says CA CTO (Feb 07, 2005, 17:30)
"In this interview, the helmsman for CA's technology strategy
lists the hot technologies he'll be checking out at that show and
ZDNet Australia: Firefox Moves on the Enterprise (Feb 07, 2005, 16:45)
"A commercial support partner for Firefox is to be unveiled
within weeks, as the Mozilla Foundation prepares for a push into
the enterprise space in 2005..."
CNET News: Study: Few Bugs in MySQL Database (Feb 07, 2005, 16:00)
"A source-code analysis of the MySQL database, a popular
open-source program at the heart of many Web sites, revealed few
bugs compared with the number found in commercial code, testing
company Coverity said Friday..."
BusinessWeek: How SCO's Threats Rallied Linux (Feb 07, 2005, 15:15)
"Thanks to quick action from fans large and small, the legal
offensive against the open-source software is helping make it
Computerworld Australia: Courts Measure Justice with Linux (Feb 07, 2005, 13:00)
"Legal professionals in NSW will soon access NSW court reference
material via the new Judicial Information Research System (JIRS)
application developed entirely in-house with Linux and open source