Infrastructure Linux News for Feb 24, 1999
Summary of CNN Television story (1999-02-24 22:24:32)
CNN/Fortune had a nice segment on Linux tonight. Here's a
Tech Soft America Announces support for Linux Operating System in HOOPS 3D Graphics System v4.41 (1999-02-24 20:51:41)
"HOOPS is [a ] graphics subsystem component that delivers
advanced graphics performance and functionality..."
LOCAL: Portland, Oregon Free Software Carnival 3 is this weekend (1999-02-24 15:23:43)
"The Lee-Nucks SLF Free Software Carnival will be held at Reed
College, in Southeast Portland, Oregon, on Saturday, the 27th of
February, from Noon until 6pm, in the Psychology building, room
Forbes: Linux momentum grows with Big Blue alliance (1999-02-24 15:18:49)
"IBM's endorsement of Linux will enable even more information
systems managers to consider Linux as a viable alternative to other
operating systems, according to Bob Young, who heads privately held
distributor Red Hat Software. Since 1994, Red Hat has been
distributing a CD-ROM containing the Linux operating system and
related applications for about $50. IBM currently plans to
distribute Red Hat's version with its servers, desktops and
Forbes: IBM-Linux: It's all about services, stupid (1999-02-24 15:12:59)
"Ever wonder why International Business Machines (nyse: IBM),
the Armonk, N.Y.-based computer behemoth, is selling its machines
with Linux operating system software from Linux distributor Red Hat
Deseret News: Caldera hitches future to Linux (1999-02-24 15:02:33)
"A Utah County company has its hopes pinned on the surge in
interest of the Linux operating system which is challenging
Microsoft's new Windows NT."
Open Source of Confera (1999-02-24 14:58:06)
"Confera is a Threaded Discussion Product for Zope."
Searchlinux.com launches personal Linux helpdesk site (1999-02-24 12:52:19)
"... hopes to provide individuals looking for Linux information
a one-stop resource for information.
PC Week: Caldera pushes Linux into uncharted space (1999-02-24 12:31:22)
"Continuing its enterprise evangelization of Linux, Caldera
Systems Inc. on Wednesday will announce two major development
efforts aimed at proving the mettle of the open source operating
GraphOn Launches 'The Playpen' Showcase For Linux Apps at LinuxWorld Expo (1999-02-24 10:33:32)
"March 2 Party to Celebrate Linux Co-Sponsored by Corel
Corporation, Hardware Computing Canada, Oracle Corp. and Red
Helius and Caldera Systems Announce Availability of First Satellite Internet Router Running Linux (1999-02-24 10:22:12)
"New Router Answers Customer Needs by Providing High Speed
Internet Access, Same-Day Set-up, OpenLinux Technology and Remote
Datamation: Linux legitimacy (1999-02-24 10:14:12)
"With its grassroots legacy, Linux has captured the hearts and
minds of many IT professionals. But without more mainstream
services and support, this hot OS may neverreach mission-critical
Caldera Systems Inc. and MTI Technology Corp. Announce First Linux Integration of Raid Enterprise Storage (1999-02-24 10:13:37)
Will demo integrated solution at LinuxWorld.
osOpinion: Can Linux make it? (1999-02-24 08:41:51)
"I really think Linux does not stand a chance of making it big
time, even if they already have 17% market share."
InfoWorld: Intel details 64-bit Merced plans (1999-02-24 08:37:18)
"Other operating systems booted include Sun's Solaris, SCO
UnixWare Monterey, Novell's Modesto, HP-UX, plus full support for
EJBOSS, an enterprise java beans (EJB) compliant server for Linux (1999-02-24 08:31:27)
It is a GPL'd EJB server that complies with SUN's EJB1.0
specification. It was developed for Linux (aka Linux based GNU
system) but also runs on Solaris 2.6. It is 100% pure java.