IT Management Linux News for Jan 29, 2009
NVIDIA CEO: Atom Is Going to Hurt Software Industry (Jan 29, 2009, 23:33)
OSNews: "Currently, NVIDIA is really missing
out on the netbook market, which is dominated by all-Intel platform
designs. NVIDIA has finally woken up to this reality, and the
outspoken cofounder, president, and CEO of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsun Huang,
has launched an all-out campaign to promote his company's Ion
platform - and he isn't shy of flinging some poo to Intel and
netbooks in general."
Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist (Jan 29, 2009, 22:03)
Linux Magazine: "Debian Linux founder and
former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of
chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems."
Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Derail Dell GNU/Linux (Jan 29, 2009, 18:03)
Boycott Novell: "As we've already shown,
Microsoft's strategy has less to do with self improvement &
development but more to do with targeted sabotage against attempts
of competitors to... well, just to compete"
Bind Security: Transaction Signatures (TSIG) Configuration (Jan 29, 2009, 16:03)
nixCraft: "How do I configure BIND9 name serves
with TSIG (Transaction SIGnature) mechanism to secure
server-to-server communication? How do I use secret key transaction
authentication for DNS (bind nameservers)?"
How To Choose The Best Linux For Your Business (Jan 29, 2009, 14:33)
bMighty: "For IT decision makers in small and
midsize businesses, Linux is all about choice. But the dizzying
array of different distros, service, and support options can make
the choice a challenge. This guide to understanding the differences
will help you pick the distro your business needs."
How Vista's total failure hurt Linux (Jan 29, 2009, 12:03)
Cyber Cynic: "Once I got a good look at Vista,
I knew desktop Linux was in for good times. Vista was, and still
is, a disaster of an operating system. I was right too. When
netbooks started coming out, it was Linux, not Vista, that
5 Things Mark Shuttleworth Has Learned about Organizational Change (Jan 29, 2009, 06:03)
CIO: "Mark Shuttleworth is not your average IT
manager. A few weeks ago, he posted a question on an Ubuntu list.
Not an order. Not a policy decision. A question:"
Sun Slows Losses Thanks to Strong Storage Sales (Jan 29, 2009, 03:03)
Enterprise Storage Forum: "Sun Microsystems
fared better than expected in the sharp fourth-quarter economic
slowdown, cutting its cash burn by more than half as its open
storage efforts continued to gain traction"
V.i. Labs Announces CodeArmor Intelligence Support for Linux Platforms (Jan 29, 2009, 00:33)
V.i. Laboratories press release: "Software
Vendors can now Gather Piracy Intelligence and Recover Lost Revenue
for Applications Developed in both Linux and Windows