IT Management Linux News for Aug 28, 2006
internetnews.com: Brian Stevens, CTO, Red Hat [Interview] (Aug 28, 2006, 22:30)
"Red Hat has long been considered the leading enterprise Linux
vendor. It's a position that Red Hat CTO and Vice President
Engineering Brian Stevens is aiming to maintain..."
Computerworld Australia: Vietnam's Communist Party gets help from Intel (Aug 28, 2006, 21:45)
"The Vietnamese Communist Party's decision to move its computer
systems to open-source software got a boost on Friday from Intel,
the world's largest chip maker..."
InformationWeek: Former Red Hat Execs Want To Right-Size Linux (Aug 28, 2006, 21:00)
"Red Hat has matured to the point where it finds itself seeding
other companies with execs from within its ranks. One recent
startup counts a quarter of its employees as former Red Hat
Datamation: IT Profile: A Linux Lovin' IT Manager (Aug 28, 2006, 20:15)
"Although he's comfortable with both operating systems, Darby
freely admits he prefers one over the other. 'I am a complete Linux
fan boy,' he says, with a laugh. 'Totally...'"
NetworkWorld: Open Source Companies to Watch (Aug 28, 2006, 19:30)
"Open source software is a given in most enterprise data
centers, so it's not surprising to see the ranks of open source
companies and projects swell..."
Enter the JBoss Matrix: Wall Street, Oracle and Game Theory (Aug 28, 2006, 18:30)
"Whether 'Oracle/Linux' is coming is anyone's guess. Common
sense says 'it is NOT coming' but then, there is common sense and
there is what Larry Ellison wants..."
The Financial Express: Kerala Logs Microsoft Out (Aug 28, 2006, 16:30)
"After the cola ban, it is now the turn of Microsoft to log out
of Kerala. Children in 12,500 high schools in the state, India's
most literate, will not be taught Windows. Instead, instructors are
lining up Linux for them..."
InformationWeek: Google Revealed: The IT Strategy That Makes It Work (Aug 28, 2006, 15:45)
"And it's different not only because its thinking is original
and its applications unique--witness search queries morphed into a
lobby display of bursting color--but because the company's
unconventional IT strategy makes it so..."
AP/Yahoo!: Google Releasing Package for the Office (Aug 28, 2006, 13:30)
"Starting Monday, Google will offer Google Apps for Your Domain,
a free package of programs for businesses, universities and other