IT Management Linux News for Oct 24, 2000
Internet Week: Linux In Stealth Mode On Wall Street (2000-10-24 23:14:15)
"Officially, the open-source OS is experimental in financial
services firms, but it's starting to go into production."
LinuxNews.com: What's New With GnuCash (2000-10-24 23:13:52)
"GnuCash, the open source accounting and finance system, is
gearing up to become the premier accounting package on Linux--and
is rapidly finding the means to do it."
LinuxPR: Baymountain Selected as an eGrail Preferred Hosting Partner
"Joint Clients Can Take Advantage of Complementary Linux-based
ASP Services and Open Source Content Management Software."
Enterprise Linux Today: Red Hat raises the Linux standard (2000-10-24 20:02:51)
"When you ask what is the future going to be, the future of
killer apps is all going to be internet-based. They are all going
to incorporate Apache web-serving technology. They are all going to
incorporate Mozilla browsing technology."
Montreal Gazette: Sharing crown jewels; Zero-Knowledge releasing source code for Freedom software (2000-10-24 17:46:31)
"Source code is the crown jewel - and the most tangible asset -
of any software company. But contrary to conventional business
thinking, "you can say that by sharing the crown jewels, you make
them more valuable," said Eric Raymond... "These guys" at
Zero-Knowledge "understand that logic very well," Raymond
Linux.com: Getting Hitched - Intel & Rambus (2000-10-24 16:59:30)
"Instead of embracing industry-accepted standards like DDR,
Intel is backed into a corner by a closed standard. VIA, AMD and
other companies can cash in on their DDR & SDRAM solutions
(assuming Rambus doesn't sue them into an alternate universe) while
Intel tries to regroup."
O'Reilly Network: How Ray Ozzie Got His Groove Back Creating Peer-to-Peer Collaboration Software (2000-10-24 15:48:08)
"Ray Ozzie, creator of Lotus Notes, founded Groove Networks in
1997 to take groupware in a new direction. His new product, Groove,
enables groups of collaborators to form in a decentralized, ad-hoc,
administrator-less fashion, within or across corporate or other
firewall/NAT-governed realms. Groove is a peer-empowering form of
groupware -- what the company likes to call "peerware."
Ch@nnelWeb: TurboLinux Founders Start New SSP (2000-10-24 15:00:39)
"Mountain View Data works with open source software such as
InterMezzo, SnapFS, Lustre, and LinuxDisk to develop storage
networks based on low-cost IDE hard drives, says Miller. "Our
technology works with SCSI as well, but the IDE cost advantage is
huge," he says. "With our technology, we can make IDE very
Enterprise Linux Today: Toyota to Save 3 Million A Year with the Help of Linux (2000-10-24 08:57:03)
"When the auto giant decided to create a comprehensive network
to communicate with its 1,200 American car dealers, it wanted the
same reliability in its operating system -- and chose Linux."
Enterprise Linux Today: Merilus Unveils Gateway Guardian Enterprise (2000-10-24 07:33:00)
"Business owners now have an advanced version of Gateway
Guardian - a cutting-edge technology that protects computer
networks from unwanted intruders."