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IT Management Linux News for May 12, 2003

  • NetworkWorldFusion: Study: Big Companies Save Big from Open Source (May 12, 2003, 17:30)
    "Large companies can save a substantial amount of money by using open source software products, according to a study published Wednesday by the Swiss consultancy Soreon Research GmbH..."

  • VNUnet: Linux Frenzy Sweeps Oracle User Conference (May 12, 2003, 16:00)
    "Linux was the talk of the Oracle database user conference in the US last week, with firms looking at evaluating or moving corporate applications with database servers to run on the open source operating system..."

  • LinuxWorld: Is Windows 2003 Server Really Faster than Linux? (May 12, 2003, 14:30)
    "Microsoft claims Windows 2003 Server is twice as fast as Linux, at least when it's used for file serving. I spoke to Jeremy Allison, head of the Samba team, who provided a few insights into the test configurations that don't leap out at the reader because they are hidden away in appendixes to the benchmark document. Allison feels this, in itself, is substantially responsible for the outcome..."