IT Management Linux News for Dec 18, 2007
Likewise Opens Up On Its New Strategy (Dec 18, 2007, 22:00)
451 CAOS Theory: ""One area in which I did the
company a disservice was in doubting its past commitment to open
Rise or Fall for Red Hat? (Dec 18, 2007, 21:15)
The Open Road: "An analyst friend emailed me
the other day to get my opinion on the analyst community's negative
Red Hat pile-on..."
Italian Ministry of Economics and Finance Uses Linux for Mission-Critical Apps (Dec 18, 2007, 15:15)
ComputerWeekly: "The Italian Ministry of
Economics and Finance has selected Red Hat Linux systems to run the
organisation's mission-critical applications..."
Linux Defector Says RHEL Zero, Sun Solaris Hero (Dec 18, 2007, 14:30)
SearchEnterpriseLinux: "After years of Linux
loyalty, a New York City-based open source company called Sapotek
Inc. switched to Sun Microsystems Inc.'s Solaris 10 operating
system with no regrets..."
Survey: Two Thirds of Enterprises Entertain Open-Source Solutions (Dec 18, 2007, 13:45)
CIO: "Open-source advocates may not consider
enterprise adoption to be the holy grail of the distribution
model's success, but acceptance among large companies has several
Will Windows Server 2008 Fully Embrace Linux? (Dec 18, 2007, 04:00)
DaniWeb: "Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V Beta is
built upon Xen source code, a project partially funded by
Microsoft, so Linux interoperability is a given..."
10 Open Source Companies Set to Dominate 2008 (Dec 18, 2007, 01:00)
TechIQ: "As he looks ahead to 2008, The VAR Guy
knows hundreds of open source software providers are seeking to
catch on in the corporate market..."
Are Proprietary Databases Doomed? (Dec 18, 2007, 00:30)
Allan Packer's Weblog: "Times of change are
upon the database market. The major established database companies
are being challenged by open source upstarts like MySQL and