IT Management Linux News for Feb 22, 2007
InfoWorld: Prophesy Red Hat's Future, Get $20,000 (And Maybe a Job) (Feb 22, 2007, 23:30)
"I guess it's a bit like Google's Summer of Code, in a way, but
with bigger money, an MBA slant, and the chance to present to Red
Hat's management team..."
ComputerWeekly: Kingfisher Migrates to Red Hat Linux (Feb 22, 2007, 22:00)
"Kingfisher Group has migrated its 240 Castorama and Brico
Dépôt stores on the continent to Red Hat Enterprise
Linux with Oracle databases..."
LinuxWorld: Nobody Reads This Stuff (Feb 22, 2007, 18:15)
"If you refer to the Novell/Microsoft not-quite-license as
'eating a bug for money' (as I did in a conversation with Jeremy
Allison) you get a call from Novell..."
Network World: Q&A: Why Union Bank Scrapped AIX for Red Hat (Feb 22, 2007, 16:45)
"As Linux establishes itself as a mainstream operating system,
and open source tools and applications prove their enterprise
readiness, a growing number of organizations are talking publicly
about their open source deployments and direction..."
InformationWeek: Google Targets Microsoft With Launch Of Business Applications (Feb 22, 2007, 14:30)
"Google Apps Premier Edition, to be unveiled Thursday, features
online e-mail, calendaring, messaging and talk applications as well
as a word processor and a spreadsheet..."
Reuters: S. Africa Says to Switch to Open Source Software (Feb 22, 2007, 13:45)
"South Africa plans to switch all government departments over to
open source computer software instead of using Microsoft systems, a
cabinet spokesman said on Thursday..."
Datamation: Ten Leading Open Source Innovators (Feb 22, 2007, 13:00)
"With those points in mind, here are ten leading commercial
open-source innovators and the projects they're working on..."
Linux.com: For PlanetOut's Network, Open's the Word (Feb 22, 2007, 11:30)
"Last year, PlanetOut.com was looking at a total revamp of its
Mad Penguin: Cuba and Open Source: A Touchy Subject (Feb 22, 2007, 02:30)
"Unfortunately, much of the mainstream press is likely to once
again point to open source and claim that it is anti-free
enterprise, which could be a problem..."