IT Management Linux News for Nov 09, 2006
LinuxWorld Australia: Open-Source Ventures: Where's the Money? (Nov 09, 2006, 22:45)
"Open source has plenty of supporters--among them venture
capitalists who view the software as a disruptive technology with
ZDNet: Why Microsoft Won't Assault Linux (Nov 09, 2006, 22:00)
"Whenever Microsoft makes an agreement with a competitor, its
actions are viewed with a fair bit of suspicion. The recent
agreement between Novell and Microsoft is no exception..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Defence Keeps MySQL Bunkered Down (Nov 09, 2006, 19:00)
"Open source databases may not be seen as up to the task when it
comes to core enterprise systems, but Australia's Department of
Defence is happy to bet on MySQL over commercial offerings..."
SearchOpenSource: With Microsoft-Novell Partnership, IP Takes Center Stage (Nov 09, 2006, 16:45)
"Nestled among the Microsoft and Novell executives at last
week's surprise partnership announcement was a representative from
a much smaller company..."
Business 2.0/CNNMoney: To Love or Hate Vista? (Nov 09, 2006, 14:30)
"One day that will be a question worth asking. Try this one
instead: Why isn't Linux living up to its promise?"
Reuters: Microsoft Says Open to More Linux-type Deals: Report (Nov 09, 2006, 13:45)
"Microsoft Corp. is open to more deals like one it just agreed
with Novell for open-source Linux software, but believes customers
will continue to pay for software..."
internetnews.com: Novell and Microsoft: The Vista Impact (Nov 09, 2006, 02:30)
"Unlike the Sun partnership, which seemed to be more about Sun
getting money from Microsoft than anything truly material, this one
has teeth and addresses the critical needs of both companies and
the customers who use their products..."
Free Software Magazine: Inside the Mind of the Enemy: The Business Analyst (Nov 09, 2006, 01:45)
"For those who don't interact with the business world, there are
a classification of middle management assistants called the
Forbes: Novell: We Surrender (Nov 09, 2006, 00:00)
"On Thursday, Novell effectively conceded that this effort has