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D. H. Brown Associates, Inc. Releases Linux Server Vendor Strategy Study. D.H. Brown has announced the release of a new research report on the strategies being used by Linux server vendors. It costs serious money, of course; an 11-page executive summary may be obtained from the D.H. Brown web site. "Linux offers these suppliers an additional opportunity to drive Intel-based server technology into mainstream enterprise IT application environments. For example, early adopters of these technologies are already building significant SAP R/3 and Oracle deployments on Linux."
Dell and Oracle will deliver database solutions with Linux. Dell and Oracle announce their partnership and discuss the latest D.H. Brown report about Linux. "Dell and Oracle today extended their relationship to deliver high-performance database solutions on Linux, with specific plans to build Oracle's next generation database software for Linux using Dell PowerEdge servers and Dell/EMC storage. [...] This follows a recent report by industry analyst firm D.H. Brown Associates Inc. that shows the evolution and maturity of the open-source operating system proceeding at a rapid pace."
Penguin Computing Announces AMD Clustering System. Penguin Computing has added a new 1U server to its line, developed to be used in cluster computing.
E1525 Launches Data Mobility Platform for MySQL. A company called E1525, Inc. has released a tool, Bind 1 1.05M, which migrates data from major relational database applications into a MySQL database application.
Caldera Announces Services for Red Hat and Other Linux Distributions. Caldera has sent out a press release about their support of non-Caldera distributions.
Jim Henson's Creature Shop Selects Red Hat for Groundbreaking Digital Production. Red Hat, Inc. announced that Jim Henson's Creature Shop is using the Red Hat Linux operating system to power its Henson Digital Performance Studio and other digital design projects. "'Red Hat has provided the Creature Shop with a highly functional, easy-to-use operating system that also happens to be the production industry's de facto standard,' said Steve Rosenbluth, control systems designer at Jim Henson's Creature Shop. 'In addition, we had no idea how much time we could save on management until we began using Red Hat Network. Now we spend our time getting work done rather than trying to get our systems and applications to work.'"
Win4Lin 4 released. NeTraverse has announced the release of Win4Lin 4.0. Win4Lin is a product allowing Linux workstation users to run Windows applications in a well-behaved Linux process. Version 4.0 adds support for Windows ME and increased application support, and lots of other goodies.
Open For Business takes a brief look at this release.
SOT issues SOT Office 2002. SOT has announced the release of SOT Office 2002, which is based on code from Openoffice and other open source products. Included in the suite is a word processor, spreadsheet calculator, presentation program, and drawing package.
Lindows.com 'Family License' competes with Microsoft Scheme. LindowsOS introduces the 'Family License', designed to save families money when compared to Microsoft licensing schemes.
MandrakeSoft Financials. MandrakeSoft has released its financial results for the second quarter of the company's fiscal year. A significant rise in sales is reported for the quarter. MandrakeClub seems to be successful in generating revenue. Overall the company seems to be in good shape.
April 2002 Netcraft Web Server Survey is out. Here are the results of the April 2002 Netcraft Web Server Survey. Apache gained 2.62% while Microsoft lost 2.06%.
Linux Stock Index for April 26 to May 01, 2002.
The high for the week was 23.17
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Section Editor: Rebecca Sobol.
May 2, 2002