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IT Management Linux News for May 17, 2004

  • InfoWorld: Open Source App Servers Readied for Java (May 17, 2004, 20:00)
    "Three open source application servers are expected to be certified J2EE-compatible by year's end, meaning that lower-cost alternatives to commercial products from BEA Systems, IBM, and Oracle are on the horizon..."

  • internetnews: From Adam Smith to Open Source (May 17, 2004, 19:00)
    "Does the economic model of the world, as predicted by Smith over 228 years ago, apply to the modern concept of free and open source software...?"

  • Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: It's a Computing Alternative (May 17, 2004, 18:15)
    "When Linux creator Linus Torvalds first started talking about world domination in the late 1990s, he delivered the line mostly in jest..."

  • Reuters/Forbes: Linux Stocks at Lofty Valuations--Analysts (May 17, 2004, 17:30)
    "Linux may be free software, but shares of Linux providers have become very expensive as investors bet that the fast-growing operating system can chip away at the dominance of Microsoft Corp.'s Windows..."

  • CNET News: Red Hat Updating Both Linux Versions (May 17, 2004, 16:00)
    "Red Hat, the top-ranked seller of the Linux operating system, has expanded chip support for its corporate version of the open-source operating system and plans a major change to Fedora, its hobbyist product, in coming days..."