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SuSE Linux Announces Distribution Agreement For IBM Software on Linux. SuSE Linux announced an agreement with IBM to distribute IBM's entire line of software for Linux* in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) as a Value Added Linux Distributor (VALD).
Benchmark: Oracle on SuSE is Faster Than NT2000. A company called Fastcenter has released the result of a set of Oracle performance tests. It turns out that Oracle running on SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 7 is significantly faster than Oracle over Windows 2000 on the same hardware.
Red Hat Embedded Linux Developer Suite Now Available. Red Hat has announced its Red Hat Embedded Linux Developer Suite, based on Red Hat Linux 7.2.
Gatespace and Jungo announce residential gateway. Gatespace and Jungo have announced that they will be producing a "residential gateway" system based on Linux. It is envisioned that this system will provide services varying from "information / entertainment" to security and telemedicine.
Linux NetworX to Unveil Innovative ICE Box Cluster Hardware Appliance at SC2001 Trade Show. Linux NetworX will be showing off its new ICE Box 1500 showing off its new ICE Box 1500 cluster management hardware appliance at the SC2001.
Study on Open Source Software use in public administrations in Europe. The European Union's "Interchange of Data between Administrations" (IDA) agency has put up the results of a study on the use of open source software in European governments. The results take the form of four PDF files; they are a detailed look at the available software and how governments in each EU country are responding to free software. The abstract is also available in French. Worth a read. (Thanks to Stéfane Fermigier).
LPI News -October 2001. Here's the monthly newsletter from the Linux Professional Institute. This issue salutes Teresa Yuey - Volunteer of the Month; looks at where to get training for LPI certification; and much more.
Linux Stock Index for October 25 to October 31, 2001.
The high for the week was 26.36
Press Releases:There are no additional press releases this week. This sub-section should return next week.
Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
November 1, 2001