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IT Management Linux News for Jul 28, 2003

  • Encompass: The Future of UNIX--A View from HP (2003-07-28 22:00:11)
    "What goes around, comes around: the emergence of two youthful--a mere decade-old--operating systems, Linux and Windows, has a large number of press and analyst pundits declaring UNIX dead. As you'll see, nothing could be further from the truth..."

  • The Register: MS Mounts Two-Pronged Attack on Linux Server Market (2003-07-28 20:00:23)
    "We could mention that IBM could, probably will if it feels it needs to, shoot Microsoft's SCO fox in a similar fashion, but we doubt you'll hear anything like that from the Microsoft salespeople..."

  • The Jem Report: Comparing Server OSes: Why SCO UNIX Is A Bad Idea (2003-07-28 17:00:24)
    A detailed overview of many of the *NIX and *BSD flavors, including Linux. The conclusion will be heartening to Linux users: "In short, the company stinks, their products stink, and you'd be insane to buy one of their operating systems for any environment, let alone a corporation with sensitive and important data. SCO may be the 'true' Unix, but it's also the weakest..."

  • Interealm.com: Oracle 9i on Linux vs. Windows 2000 Server (2003-07-28 11:30:53)
    "I recently performed a technical, head-to-head comparison of Oracle 9i release 2 running under out-of-the-box versions of Red Hat Linux 7.2 (kernel 2.4.7-10smp) and Windows 2000 Server Edition, on identical Pentium-based hardware..."