IT Management Linux News for May 31, 2006
TMCnet: BB Completes XP Migration to Open Source (May 31, 2006, 22:45)
"Federally owned Banco do Brasil has completed the migration of
all its Windows XP computers to the OpenOffice.org open source
ARNnet Australia: NICTA Mobilises Open Source with L4 (May 31, 2006, 22:00)
"The L4 Microkernel works with its own open source operating
system Iguana, which is specifically designed as a base for use in
SearchOracle: NextAction Dumps Microsoft for Oracle and Open Source (May 31, 2006, 21:15)
"...[H]is 15-plus years of database management experience
immediately told him that Microsoft's SQL Server and Windows Server
operating system simply couldn't meet the ever-increasing demands
of his firm's homegrown database..."
LinuxPlanet: Zenoss--Open Source Systems Management for SMBs (May 31, 2006, 20:30)
"Eyeing systems management as the next big market to 'go open
source,' Zenoss, Inc. is now trying to give mid-sized customers
another alternative beyond the two main choices available so far:
massive suites from the 'Big Four' giants or a mishmash of
specialized point solutions..."
ZDNet UK: Negroponte to Share Vision at Red Hat Summit (May 31, 2006, 18:15)
"The head of the $100 laptop project will present a keynote at
Red Hat's second user conference..."
Computerworld Australia: Stick with the ABC's of IT as Open Source is Too Risky (May 31, 2006, 16:45)
"While open source software can deliver a low-cost business
solution quickly, it was labelled too risky for the Australian
Broadcasting Corporation's new content management system, according
to the organization's CIO..."
internetnews.com: Ubuntu Ascending (May 31, 2006, 15:15)
"Now, closer to home, he's expected to make a mark with the
release of Ubuntu Dapper Drake, which may well challenge enterprise
Linux frontrunners Red Hat and Novell and change the enterprise
InfoWorld: Open Source Success: A Matter of 'Trust' (May 31, 2006, 02:30)
"Whether Fukuyama's theory matches up with the real-world
economies or not, I do think it applies well to software..."