IT Management Linux News for Mar 29, 2006
CIO: Help for Librarians (Mar 29, 2006, 22:00)
"With children clonking on keyboards, patrons downloading
viruses and kleptomaniacs swiping mice, library computers quickly
end up in PC morgues..."
CRN: JBoss Opens Up Messaging, Web Servers (Mar 29, 2006, 21:30)
"Open source company JBoss Inc. added messaging projects for
service-oriented architecture on Monday in an effort to boost the
company's JBoss Enterprise Middleware Suite into the enterprise
NewsForge: Open Source Software Aids Healthcare Leader (Mar 29, 2006, 21:00)
"Catholic Healthcare West (CHW), the largest not-for-profit
healthcare provider in California, needed to consolidate its IT
systems and bring greater efficiency and consistency to the
Computerworld Australia: Manufacturer Moves to Linux for Stability (Mar 29, 2006, 19:00)
"Automotive electronics manufacturer and a supplier to big names
like General Motors Holden, Australian Arrow has migrated half its
servers to Linux in two years to gain greater stability..."
Reuters: EU Warns Microsoft to Limit Vista Features (Mar 29, 2006, 18:00)
"The European Union's top competition regulator has warned
Microsoft Corp it won't be allowed to sell its new Vista operating
system in Europe if it comes pre-loaded with certain features..."
Another reason for the Vista delay?
LinuxWorld Australia: Linuxworld: Linux Continues Unix Bloodbath (Mar 29, 2006, 16:00)
"Even the most mission-critical, Unix-based central business
systems are being replaced by Linux running on commodity hardware,
according to delegates at Linuxworld 2006 conference and expo in
ZDNet UK: Munich Linux Migration Delayed by 'PR Stunt' (Mar 29, 2006, 14:30)
"A high-profile delay to Munich's Linux migration in 2004 was
actually caused by those campaigning against software patents,
rather than the shadowy hand of Microsoft, according to one
SearchOpenSource: Microsoft's High Prices Drive FSW to Linux, Open Source (Mar 29, 2006, 13:00)
"High costs and an urgent need for standards compliance is
driving FSW Inc. away from Microsoft and into new worlds, such as
server virtualization on Linux, an open source and Linux backend
and open source desktops..."
Linux-Watch: CEO Jack Messman Talks About Novell's Present and Future (Mar 29, 2006, 00:15)
"In an interview with Linux-Watch, Messman explained where he
thinks the company is today and where it, and its Linux products,