Infrastructure Linux News for Mar 29, 2005
SearchEnterpriseLinux: Sleepycat CEO Talks Microsoft, Berkeley DB (2005-03-29 23:30:42)
Just what if would happen if Microsoft decided to embrace open
source? The outspoken CEO of Sleepycat Software Inc. weighs in, and
delivers a Berkley DB primer in these two interview articles from
Linux Box: The Linux Box Show, Episode 5 (2005-03-29 22:45:26)
"A Desktop Bonanza: GNOME 2.10, KDE 3.4, Thunar for Xfce..."
CNET News: Low-Cost Laptops Shedding Weight (2005-03-29 22:00:05)
"Price isn't the only thing shrinking on a new generation of
low-cost laptops. Some are losing weight, as well..."
ZDNet UK: 'Most Important Ever' MySQL Reaches Beta (2005-03-29 17:30:20)
"The open source database company says it is 'fixing 10 years of
criticism in one release', and is aiming at boosting enterprise
Linux Journal: Linux in Government: Linux Desktop Reviews, Part III (2005-03-29 13:00:42)
"Red Hat Linux Desktop is in a class of its own..."
ManagingInformation.com: Elsevier Reveals Open Source Cross-Referencing Tool (2005-03-29 10:00:41)
"XQuery is a new query/programming language based on XML and
used in conjunction with XML databases such as MarkLogic, a
commercial database, and eXist, on the open source side..."
NetworkWorldFusion: Burn, Tux, Burn! (2005-03-29 08:30:40)
"Relax, this isn't another newsletter about the latest Microsoft
ONLamp: A Day in the Life of #Apache (2005-03-29 07:00:45)
"A couple of years ago, I became very fond of WebDAV. I replaced
all of my FTP servers with DAV..."
Linux.com: CLI Magic: Wait or Sleep? (2005-03-29 05:30:18)
"Usually, you want a shell script to just run to completion, one
command after another. There are times, however, when a sequence of
events includes a step upon which subsequent steps depend for
Express Computer: Getting the Linux Badge (2005-03-29 04:00:17)
"The hobbyist days where Linux was taught in back rooms
populated with 'geeks only' is history, with Linux making a headway
into the deepest, most critical areas of the enterprise..."
LinuxInsider: Puppy Definitely Not a Dog of a Program (2005-03-29 03:15:49)
"Upstart open-source operating system Puppy Linux is out of the
sandbox at last, delivering a bark much bigger than its byte, and
setting the cat among the developer pigeons..."
Technetra: Hot Air in Hannover (2005-03-29 02:30:04)
"Dedication to OSS at CeBIT was an affirmation of Linux and Open
Source but at the same time the world's largest IT fair was a
Leave It Behind: Why the Switch? (2005-03-29 00:15:37)
"Beginning next month, Fellowship Church will be moving our
websites to Linux, PHP, PostgreSQL and Apache. Here's a quick
overview of where we've been, where we're going, and why..."