IT Management Linux News for Oct 13, 2005
Computer Business Reviews: Open Source Services Come of Age (Oct 13, 2005, 23:30)
"A new breed of solutions and services companies is bringing a
more professional approach to the deployment of open source
TopTechNews: Open Source Attracts Public Sector (Oct 13, 2005, 22:00)
"Once a curiosity of computer rooms, open-source software
applications are now giving commercial programs a run for their
money in public-sector information technology shops..."
The Oregonian: An Opening for Open-Source Software (Oct 13, 2005, 19:00)
"Considering this new platform, agency mangers now talk about
'how to,' not 'whether...'"
SearchOpenSource: OSBC Director: Linux, Open Source Profitable, Stable and on the Minds of CIOs (Oct 13, 2005, 18:15)
"In the realm of open source, what was once all-Linux,
all-the-time, has shifted gears to encompass everything from
enterprise resource planning applications to Web browsers and
Datamation: How One City Slashed its Support Costs (Oct 13, 2005, 17:30)
"Even without switching to thin clients, companies still can
reduce their remote support load by eliminating local file and
eWeek: Oracle Finds the Flaw in MySQL's Business Plan (Oct 13, 2005, 16:45)
"Many believe that the InnoDB storage engine is at the heart of
what makes the upcoming MySQL 5.0 database tick. The question now
is, will Oracle twist that knife...?"
internetnews.com: HP Signs Red Hat, Novell For Linux Expansion (Oct 13, 2005, 15:15)
"Hewlett-Packard is putting its money and some of its internal
resources where its mouth is: behind Linux..."
Free Software Magazine: Free Software and Latin America (Oct 13, 2005, 02:30)
"In 2002, the then–U.S. Ambassador to Peru John Hilton
delivered a threatening letter to the Peruvian congress on behalf
of a powerful American private interest..."
TechWorld: The ROI of Open Source (Oct 13, 2005, 01:45)
"Calculating the ROI on OSS in the longer term may be more
complex than you think..."