IT Management Linux News for Oct 26, 2006
Heise Online: Full Steam Ahead for Linux in Munich (Oct 26, 2006, 21:45)
"If everything runs according to schedule, most of the
approximately 14,000 PCs will be migrated to Open Source in the
next two years..."
Linux Format: Oracle Linux Uncovered (Oct 26, 2006, 18:45)
"We decided to take a peek at what Oracle had come up with. Read
on for a first-look..."
Linux-Watch: Ubuntu Makes Business Moves, But No Oracle Deal... Yet (Oct 26, 2006, 16:30)
"Despite the almost endless rumors about an Oracle deal in the
works to either buy or partner with Ubuntu, no such deal, according
to Shuttleworth, will be announced... yet..."
Computer Business Review: Novell Says Desktop Linux Costs At Least $300 Less than Vista (Oct 26, 2006, 15:45)
LinuxWorld UK: "Novell Inc said on Wednesday
that its recently released SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop will cost
users over $300 less than Microsoft Corp's forthcoming Windows
Vista operating system..."
Red Hat, Pundits Respond to Oracle Move (Oct 26, 2006, 13:30)
Digest: Yesterday Oracle CEO Larry Ellison
announced they would be supporting Linux--by essentially relabeling
Red Hat's source code and offering cheaper support. In this link
digest, find out what Red Hat execs and marketing team are saying
about this manuever, and how some pundits aren't shedding too many
tears for Red Hat... but they're not buying Oracle's song and
SearchOpenSource: Migrating Active Directory into Linux: Many Roads to Rome (Oct 26, 2006, 12:00)
"Although Windows and Linux can provide similar functionality,
you won't find one-to-one matching features on each
Network World: MySQL Enterprises Lights Up the M in LAMP (Oct 26, 2006, 02:15)
"Last week, MySQL Enterprise was launched. It's a subscription
service to help administrators run the open source MySQL database
more smoothly and efficiently..."
Linux Watch: Oracle's Red Hat Rip-Off (Oct 26, 2006, 00:45)
"But, the news that Oracle is erasing Red Hat's trademarks from
Unbreakable Linux and supporting it for less than Red Hat is a bolt
from the blue..."
eWeek: Oracle Adopts Red Hat Linux as Its Own (Oct 26, 2006, 00:00)
"Essentially, this means that Oracle, after removing Red Hat
trademarks, will be distributing Oracle Unbreakable Linux, derived
from Red Hat's open-source Linux technology..."