IT Management Linux News for Aug 19, 2005
Editor's Note: How Not to Define Linux (Aug 19, 2005, 23:30)
"Even if you could make up a TCO study that was completely fair
and impartial, the results would be meaningless. Not just on a
personal scale, but also on a global scale..."
ZDNet Australia: Cashing In on Linux (Aug 19, 2005, 22:00)
"In polite society it is traditionally frowned upon to discuss
topics which inspire strongly polarised opinion. This means
religion, politics, sex, and Linux..."
Heise Online: Berlin's Central Administration on a Path Toward Linux (Aug 19, 2005, 21:15)
"Migrating the Microsoft software of Berlin's Central
Administration to Linux is possible in principle, the
administration of Berlin's Department of the Interior states in a
letter to the Executive Committee of the Senate..."
CNET News: Sun Sets Up Open-Source Office (Aug 19, 2005, 19:45)
"Sun Microsystems on Wednesday night launched an office
dedicated to open-source matters, signaling a new elevation of the
collaborative programming philosophy within the server and software
NetworkWorld: Dell Servers Eye Linux (Aug 19, 2005, 19:00)
"The company extended its servers into the Linux market with the
announcement that it would support the LAMP stack, MySQL Network
and JBoss Networks..."
iTWeb: MS Unaffected by Linux, Says BMI-T (Aug 19, 2005, 13:00)
"The strengthening position of Linux and open source in the
local and global arena is not leading to attrition of Microsoft's
AME Info: Can the GCC learn from Banco do Brasil? (Aug 19, 2005, 10:00)
"But rather than continuing to expand a massive server farm
consisting of hundreds of Intel and UNIX boxes, Banco do Brasil
turned to Linux and the IBM mainframe..."
InfoWorld Nederland: Chinese Developers Should Take Global Open-Source Role (Aug 19, 2005, 01:00)
LinuxWorld Beijing: "Chinese developers of
open-source software should play a more prominent role in the
development of Linux and other open-source software, senior
industry executives said at a conference in Beijing on