IT Management Linux News for Aug 30, 2006
InfoWorld: Linux Will Get Buried (Aug 30, 2006, 23:15)
"Microsoft and Apple aren't sending Linux away, just underground
to do the job it was made for..."
ServerWatch: Enterprise Unix Roundup: Sun Thumbs the Critics (Aug 30, 2006, 22:30)
"Now, I can take a joke like the next person--really, I can. But
I sometimes wonder if corporations should focus less on trying to
be funny and more on trying to be successful..."
Enterprise Systems: Will Open Source Be One of Your BI Sources? (Aug 30, 2006, 21:45)
"The Open-Source movement has not been ignored by data warehouse
and business intelligence vendors..."
RedOrbit: Linux and Open Source: How They Affect HR Professionals (Aug 30, 2006, 20:15)
"This column considers why open source is growing so fast, and
what it means to human resources professionals..."
Computerworld Australia: Innovation Fuels NAB's Linux Foray (Aug 30, 2006, 18:00)
"A shift to Linux-based grid computing at the National Australia
Bank has opened the gate to a more agile IT infrastructure and
dramatically reduced maintenance costs..."
The Techsploder: Norwegian 'Linux Showcase' Kills Tux Migration (Aug 30, 2006, 13:30)
"Only two years later however, Bergen Council decided to do a
one-eighty and put the Linux migration on ice..."
Red Herring: Novell Profit Gets Linux Lift (Aug 30, 2006, 12:45)
"Business software concern Novell reported on Tuesday its
preliminary third-quarter profit increased more than fivefold,
saying revenue from its Linux Platform Products category grew 30
NewsForge: Why Proprietary Software is Dangerous for Business-Critical Applications (Aug 30, 2006, 03:00)
"A friend of mine is the IT manager for a medium-sized wholesale
distribution business. One afternoon in early August, a hard disk
drive in one of his employer's servers started to show signs that
it was dying..."