IT Management Linux News for Jan 29, 2009
NVIDIA CEO: Atom Is Going to Hurt Software Industry (2009-01-29 23:33:24)
OSNews: "Currently, NVIDIA is really missing
out on the netbook market, which is dominated by all-Intel platform
designs. NVIDIA has finally woken up to this reality, and the
outspoken cofounder, president, and CEO of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsun Huang,
has launched an all-out campaign to promote his company's Ion
platform - and he isn't shy of flinging some poo to Intel and
netbooks in general."
Debian Founder Murdock Now Sun's Cloud Strategist (2009-01-29 22:03:24)
Linux Magazine: "Debian Linux founder and
former OpenSolaris chief Ian Murdock is taking over the role of
chief strategist for cloud computing at Sun Microsystems."
Antitrust: How Microsoft Schemed to Derail Dell GNU/Linux (2009-01-29 18:03:24)
Boycott Novell: "As we've already shown,
Microsoft's strategy has less to do with self improvement &
development but more to do with targeted sabotage against attempts
of competitors to... well, just to compete"
Bind Security: Transaction Signatures (TSIG) Configuration (2009-01-29 16:03:24)
nixCraft: "How do I configure BIND9 name serves
with TSIG (Transaction SIGnature) mechanism to secure
server-to-server communication? How do I use secret key transaction
authentication for DNS (bind nameservers)?"
How To Choose The Best Linux For Your Business (2009-01-29 14:33:24)
bMighty: "For IT decision makers in small and
midsize businesses, Linux is all about choice. But the dizzying
array of different distros, service, and support options can make
the choice a challenge. This guide to understanding the differences
will help you pick the distro your business needs."
How Vista's total failure hurt Linux (2009-01-29 12:03:24)
Cyber Cynic: "Once I got a good look at Vista,
I knew desktop Linux was in for good times. Vista was, and still
is, a disaster of an operating system. I was right too. When
netbooks started coming out, it was Linux, not Vista, that
5 Things Mark Shuttleworth Has Learned about Organizational Change (2009-01-29 06:03:24)
CIO: "Mark Shuttleworth is not your average IT
manager. A few weeks ago, he posted a question on an Ubuntu list.
Not an order. Not a policy decision. A question:"
Sun Slows Losses Thanks to Strong Storage Sales (2009-01-29 03:03:24)
Enterprise Storage Forum: "Sun Microsystems
fared better than expected in the sharp fourth-quarter economic
slowdown, cutting its cash burn by more than half as its open
storage efforts continued to gain traction"
V.i. Labs Announces CodeArmor Intelligence Support for Linux Platforms (2009-01-29 00:33:24)
V.i. Laboratories press release: "Software
Vendors can now Gather Piracy Intelligence and Recover Lost Revenue
for Applications Developed in both Linux and Windows