IT Management Linux News for Jan 30, 2007
Computerworld NZ: No Free Ride for Not So Open-Source EnterpriseDB (Jan 30, 2007, 22:00)
"Attempts by the database vendor's chief, Andy Astor, to
associate the company with the open-source free software community
have drawn flack from critics..."
LinuxWorld Australia: Open-Source BI Player Gets Internationalized (Jan 30, 2007, 21:00)
"Open-source business intelligence software vendor JasperSoft is
set to unveil the final piece in its BI suite, JasperETL..."
Linux in Brazil: Whatever Happened to Diebold’s Brazilian Linux Distro of Choice? (Jan 30, 2007, 20:00)
"The Brazilian Linux community was surprised this week with news
about Diebold trying to sell Linux-running PCs to the Brazilian
AFX News/LinuxInsider: Novell Gets Warning No. 2 from Nasdaq (Jan 30, 2007, 17:00)
"Data networking software maker Novell said Friday it received a
second delisting notice from the Nasdaq for failing to file its
annual report on time..."
Computer Business Review: MySQL Prepares for IPO and Reveals Oracle Endorsement (Jan 30, 2007, 15:00)
"Open source database vendor MySQL AB is preparing itself for an
initial public offering, and could even be ready to go public
before the end of the year, according to its CEO Marten
InfoWorld: Red Hat to Open Source its Network Product (Jan 30, 2007, 14:30)
"One of the primary reasons companies buy Red Hat and JBoss is
for the network(s): Red Hat Network and JBoss Operations
Groklaw: Halloween Memo I Confirmed and Microsoft's History on Standards (Jan 30, 2007, 12:15)
"When Eric Raymond published the first Halloween Memo, 'Open
Source Software: A (New?) Development Methodology,' some wondered
if it was authentic.
Ars Technica: A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words (Jan 30, 2007, 00:15)
Humor: "For your edification and amusement, we
have translated the entire [MS/Novell] debate into the colorful
patois of the average Internet message board and produced an
informative visual guide..."