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IT Management Linux News for Sep 15, 2000

  • In Context: Linux in the Enterprise; Where the Rubber Has Hit the Road (2000-09-15 21:16:40)
    "The world probably doesn't need another "Linux in the enterprise" story, looking down the road to see where Linux is headed in big businesses. But a review of the stories in the Linux Today archives about major Linux enterprise deployments over the past two years paints a very interesting and impressive picture of where it is right now."

  • LinuxPR: IPSN Application In Production (2000-09-15 20:55:04)
    "The French National Institute for Nuclear Safety and Protection uses Open CASCADE for modeling extremely precise 3D environments."

  • BusinessWeek: An Open-Source Maven Closes In on Oracle (2000-09-15 12:47:35)
    "Having sent a scare through the likes of Microsoft's Bill Gates & Co., Batten is now taking aim at the hot database market, where Oracle rules. Companies spent $8 billion last year on new database-software licenses and increased spending by 18% over 1998, according to tech-analysis firm Dataquest. It projects that spending could grow to nearly $13 billion by 2004, an irresistible target for an open-source devotee such as Batten. 'I think databases are the next place for open source,' he says."