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IT Management Linux News for Jul 06, 2001

  • Datamation: Doors Still Closed to Open Source Databases (2001-07-06 22:00:36)
    Charlie Garry, an analyst for the Meta Group, looks at the Open Source database sphere and concludes that without the direct support of a major database vendor -- like Oracle or Microsoft -- open-source databases (such as MySQL and PostgreSQL) face formidable obstacles to commercial acceptance.

  • ZDNet: Tempest in a Caldera (2001-07-06 20:00:40)
    Acknowledging that Caldera's plan for per-seat licensing may "anger the zealots," Evan Leibovitch writes that Caldera's plan may actually work and that "the self-appointed Linux purity police" should applaud Caldera's moves as a show of diversity in the community.

  • ServerWatch: June 2001 Security Space Survey Results (2001-07-06 19:00:51)
    Here's another survey of Web sites that has a more refined search than the Netcraft survey of Web sites. Apache still dominates the rankings, even with the finer-grained search criteria. "The Security Space Web Server Survey is a survey of Web server software usage on the Internet broken down by 86 domains. Security Space estimates that even though there are almost 20 million Web sites, nearly 90 percent are 'orphans' to which no other sites link. Security Space's Web server survey includes only those servers referenced on other sites."