IT Management Linux News for Apr 25, 2007
Where [Are] All the Open Source Parasites? (Apr 25, 2007, 23:30)
InfoWorld: "Will open source pass the $1B
barrier? Yes, it will. But just as with the proprietary old world,
it will take open source's new world a few years..."
Seven Reasons Microsoft Loves Open Source (Apr 25, 2007, 21:30)
BMC: "Next week I'm leading the 'Open Source,
the Web, Interoperability, and Microsoft' panel at Mix07 in Vegas,
my first Microsoft conference..."
MySQL Says Yes to VARs, No to IPO (For Now) (Apr 25, 2007, 21:00)
TechIQ: "The VAR Guy was half-right. He figured
MySQL would launch a partner program during this week's big
customer and developer conference in Santa Clara..."
Paving the Way to Linux on POWER (Apr 25, 2007, 20:30)
Enterprise Unix Roundup: Is IBM's p AVE a funny
mame for technology with big potential, or is it slicker than a
greased pig at the county fair? Or, is it a little of both...?"
Ghana Pursuing Open Source Policy--Minister (Apr 25, 2007, 18:30)
Tectonic: "The government of Ghana is serious
about free and open source software.."
Does Open Source Have a Place on Wall Street? (Apr 25, 2007, 15:30)
internetnews.com: "Although Linux is making
inroads into the infrastructure layer of Wall Street, does open
source enjoy the same success beyond Linux...?"
Red Hat Expands JBoss Developer Push (Apr 25, 2007, 14:30)
internetnews.com: "Red Hat is expanding its
JBoss middleware efforts with new initiatives that make it easier
to acquire and develop with its open source applications
Sun Microsystems Posts 3Q Profit (Apr 25, 2007, 14:00)
AP/Yahoo!: "Sun Microsystems Inc. swung to a
profit in the third quarter, matching Wall Street's tepid
expectations, but shares plunged on fears that lower-than-expected
revenue signaled a slowdown..."
German Parliament Plans to Pursue Open Source Strategy Further (Apr 25, 2007, 13:30)
Heise Online: "The administration behind the
Bundestag has reacted to criticism from the Linux Association
concerning the call for tenders for an IT project..."
Red Hat Chides Oracle Over Linux (Apr 25, 2007, 13:00)
InfoWorld: "Official questions database giant's
motives, saying it merely wants to contain open source and push its
IBM, MySQL Team Up on Database Software (Apr 25, 2007, 12:30)
Reuters: "International Business Machines Corp.
plans to start selling products from smaller rival MySQL AB..."