IT Management Linux News for Sep 22, 2005
the nerdarium: Rebuttal to CAGW’s OpenDocument Criticisms (Sep 22, 2005, 23:30)
"In a statement released today by the Citizens Against
Government Waste, an organization that's obviously not headed up by
the citizens of Massachusetts, there are several misunderstandings,
misconceptions, etc., which I debunk..."
AlwaysOn: The Importance of Operating Systems (Sep 22, 2005, 22:45)
"In an interview with AlwaysOn, Jonathan Schwartz of Sun
Microsystems explains why grid revenues are hard to predict and
reveals why not having an OS spells trouble for IBM and HP..."
Err, umm... AIX? HP-UX?
Computerworld: Former Novell Exec's Firm Supports SUSE Linux, Rebrands (Sep 22, 2005, 19:45)
"StreamServe Inc., which is helmed by the former
second-in-command at Novell Inc., announced on Wednesday that its
software now supports Novell's SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
NewsForge: What Has Microsoft Done for Massachusetts Lately? (Sep 22, 2005, 19:00)
"Microsoft's Alan Yates steps in the manure in responding to the
Massachusetts Information Technology Division's late-August
declaration for OpenDocument and other open software
PR: Novell Announces $200 Million Share Repurchase Program (Sep 22, 2005, 18:15)
"Novell, Inc. today announced that its board of directors has
approved a share repurchase program for up to $200 million of
Novell common stock over the next 12 months..." Brief press
Investor's Business Daily: Open-Source Success Roiling Software Field (Sep 22, 2005, 16:45)
"You probably paid too much for the software you're using--not
to mention the software company you've invested in..."
SearchSAP: How Open Source Will Fit In with SOA and Web Services (Sep 22, 2005, 04:00)
"Data centers are increasingly making or planning to make the
move to environments characterized by Web services and