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Linux Applications Increase More Than 30 Percent. Still hearing that tired old line, "Not enough applications run under Linux." ? This press release from IBM, announcing a 30 percent growth in the number of enterprise-level applications for Linux in the last six months, counters that argument. IBM claims there are now more than 2,300 Linux applications available from IBM and the industry's top independent software vendors (ISVs). IBM is working with ISVs like SAP (e-business software solutions); QAD (collaborative commerce applications); SAS (business intelligence, e-commerce and customer relationship management solutions); and many others, to provide a wide range of applications running under Linux on Intel platforms and IBM mainframes.
IBM and the Open Source Community Deliver New Enterprise Capabilities to Linux. IBM announced a series of Linux technologies developed in conjunction with the open source community to enhance the enterprise capabilities of Linux. These include a Journaled File System (JFS) for Linux (covered in this week's Kernel page, Version 1.0 of Next Generation POSIX Threading (NGPT), and the Linux Test Project, "a project for the discussion, development and posting of open source test suites".
YesSoftware Releases 15 Open Source Web Applications. YesSoftware announced the launch of www.GotoCode.com, a new community website with open source applications in PHP, Perl, JSP, ColdFusion, ASP and ASP.NET/C#, generated using CodeCharge, the company's new code generator. In addition to source code, the site provides examples, tips and tutorials and provides a discussion forum for the developers and users of CodeCharge.
Toshiba Picks Hard Hat Linux for Embedded Processors. MontaVista Software Inc. announced a deal with Toshiba Corporation to develop embedded products for the printer, set top box and digital television markets. MontaVista's Hard Hat Linux will initially be ported to Toshiba's TX39 and TX49 embedded processor families.
Court overturns Microsoft remedies. We don't really want to cover MS, but for those who are interested, the ruling can be found at the USCourts site.
Linux Stock Index for June 28 to July 03, 2001.
LSI at closing on June 28, 2001 ... 29.51
The high for the week was 30.03
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Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
July 4, 2001