(July 7, 2003) - Peter Bloor, the founder and chief executive of UK-based IT analysts Bloor Research, has been speculating this week that Sun ought to buy a Linux company (specifically, Red Hat or SuSE).
Jul. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,779
(July 7, 2003) - In a wonderfully public-minded gesture, an energetic Australian-based network of developers has come up with a matrix in which they attempt to distill the various issues of contention in the SCO vs IBM case into a format which lends itself to easier digestion. Then the...
Jul. 7, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 7,804 Replies: 1
(July 2, 2003) - If anyone was in any doubt that Microsoft takes Linux in the enterprise increasingly seriously, it ended this week when the Redmond software giant announced the latest arrival in its Enterprise Management Division, Peter Houston.
Jul. 2, 2003 05:43 PM EDT Reads: 6,834 Replies: 1
(July 2, 2003) - No sooner had OSDL announced, as they did last month, that the father of Linux, Linus Torvalds, was now a full-time fellow at the Lab, than they apparently set about wooing his right-hand man, Andrew Morton - currently principal engineer for Digeo Inc. - into the fold.
Jul. 2, 2003 05:42 PM EDT Reads: 7,274
(July 2, 2003) - 'Will This Feud Choke the Life Out of Linux?' asks a BusinessWeek writer in the July 7 issue, in reference to the suit filed against IBM in March by SCO Group Inc.
Jul. 2, 2003 05:40 PM EDT Reads: 7,537
(July 2, 2003) - Three quick questions. Which Linux distro is regarded as the most international of Linux distros due to its installation being supported in more than 40 languages? Which Linux distro dates back to November 1998, when three French-speaking Linux enthusiasts met on the I...
Jul. 2, 2003 05:37 PM EDT Reads: 7,762
(July 2, 2003) - Six consumer electronics (CE) giants have come together this week to form the CE Linux Forum, with a view to providing a platform for discussing and formalizing the requirements for the extensions necessary to produce Linux platform geared to consumer electronics devic...
Jul. 2, 2003 05:35 PM EDT Reads: 6,609
(July 2, 2003) - Our weekly round-up of selected quotes taken from this week's leading news and technology publications.
Jul. 2, 2003 05:34 PM EDT Reads: 6,670
(July 2, 2003) - On August 5, SYS-CON Media will be launching the premier issue of Linux.SYS-CON.com at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo? being held August 4 - 7, 2003, at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.
Jul. 2, 2003 05:00 PM EDT Reads: 6,615
Admitting it arrived late to the game, Sun Microsystems on Monday announced new low-cost blade servers based on Intel processors and a partnership with Linux vendor Red Hat, following rivals such as Dell Computer and IBM.
May. 19, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 5,501
SCO CEO and President Darl McBride said the company is 'alerting commercial users to the fact that legal liability for the use of Linux by businesses may extend to end users.' (300 words)
May. 14, 2003 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 18,309
Linux is becoming very popular and continues to stay competitive with Microsoft Windows (.NET is not a factor, yet). One of the trends our IT staffing firm, permIT, initially noticed in the Linux community was the loyalty that the users maintain.
Oct. 8, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,941
'This is the way we have done it for years.' How many times have you heard this? How many times have you stated this? We as a race are reluctant to change. Why? We become comfortable in our environment. Innovation has never come easy. Innovations have been both good and bad. Which one ...
Jun. 5, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 6,549
SuSE Linux Professional Linux version 8.0 will include an open source version of Sun's Grid Engine 5.3. (550 words)
Apr. 22, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 12,747
Missing certificates for Microsoft software on 2,000 five-year-old PCs lands Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice in hot water. We've said it before: You know those official-looking proofs of purchase that come with Microsoft products you may have kept but probably lost? You need them. (1,3...
Apr. 15, 2002 12:00 AM EDT Reads: 18,709 Replies: 1
Are the problems with the 2.4 kernel indicative of a failed source code control system, weak programming, poor management, increasing kernel complexity, or an overwhelmed lead developer? The debate rages in the Linux community.
Feb. 11, 2002 12:00 AM EST Reads: 29,459
You've read the Newsforge and Slashdot posts describing the death of Linux.SYS-CON.com. To borrow the old phrase, reports of our demise have been exaggerated. ITworld.com's editorial director, Mark Schlack, and Linux.SYS-CON.com's editor in chief, Kathy Badertscher, have written a lett...
Mar. 14, 2001 12:00 AM EST Reads: 5,740