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Sun Microsystems has eliminated licensing fees for Solaris 8 and its source code.

sun linux  Sun Burn Linux with Free Solaris? Event Summary Sun Microsystems has eliminated licensing fees for Solaris 8 in an effort to boost its appeal against Linux and Windows NT. Solaris 8 is due to ship in February, around the same time Microsoft is due to ship Windows 2000. Sun CEO Scott McNealy has been laying the groundwork for the announcement for months by telling audiences that software is a service and should be free. McNealy recommended last year that the government require Microsoft to make free

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Open Source and Linux, IT Services Software Evaluation Report

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IBM Loads Linux on Mainframes


IBM has announced that it will now provide Linux support and services for its largest machines, the S/390 Series of mainframes/servers.

sun linux  reasons to move from Sun to IBM, but we do not see Linux itself as a key reason, except as part of a larger strategy. Read More

Sun to "Community Source" Almost Everything


Sun Microsystems Inc. is working towards eventually "community sourcing" as much of its software as possible, according to company Co-founder and Chief Scientist Bill Joy.

sun linux  source concept articulated by Sun falls short of open sourcing, which has been popularized by the Linux community. Open source allows any individual to both access the software and amend it, whether for development or commercial use. We already offer it with our microprocessors, Solaris, Java, Jini and our HPC (high-performance computing) software, Joy said here at the Asia-Pacific IT Summit in an interview with IDG News Service. Our intention is to try to do it with everything. The only limit to comm Read More

Sun to Make Solaris Source Code Available


Sun Microsystems Inc. plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public.

sun linux  Summary October 1, 1999 Sun Microsystems Inc., in a major shift, plans to make the source code of its Solaris operating system freely available to the public in an attempt to parallel the success of the popular Linux operating system. (Sun's complete product line of servers and workstations run on Solaris, its version of the Unix operating system.) Sun is not going to give away Solaris, but does plan to make the source code available under its community-source license, according to Greg Papadopoulos, th Read More

Cobalt Releases Linux "Clustering" Software


Cobalt Networks, Inc. becomes the latest vendor to jump on the Linux-cluster bandwagon, but does the software they’re touting really qualify as a cluster?

sun linux  Releases Linux Clustering Software Cobalt Releases Linux Clustering Software R. Krause - June 28, 2000 Event Summary In May Cobalt Networks Inc., a provider of server appliances, announced Cobalt StaQware, a high availability clustering solution that ensures the uptime of business critical Web sites and applications. StaQware, which runs on Cobalt's RaQ 3i server appliances, offers 99.99 percent availability and requires no customization or modification to applications. [Source: Cobalt press Read More

UML for REALbasic


REALbasic is an object-oriented programming language for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux computers. The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is the industry-standard notation for modeling object-oriented software. This paper shows how to extract a UML design from a REALbasic project, model REALbasic software using UML, and generate REALbasic code from UML.

sun linux  for REALbasic REALbasic is an object-oriented programming language for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux computers. The Unified Modeling Language (UML) is the industry-standard notation for modeling object-oriented software. This paper shows how to extract a UML design from a REALbasic project, model REALbasic software using UML, and generate REALbasic code from UML. Read More

Implementing Detailed User-level Auditing of UNIX and Linux Systems


UNIX and Linux systems aren’t exempt from the rigors of regulatory compliance. System logs can help you spot suspicious insider activity and contribute to more accurate compliance reports by showing which users accessed what systems, what commands they executed, and what changes they made to key files and data. Find out how centralized UNIX/Linux auditing can help you troubleshoot and reduce your risk of non-compliance.

sun linux  Detailed User-level Auditing of UNIX and Linux Systems UNIX and Linux systems aren’t exempt from the rigors of regulatory compliance. System logs can help you spot suspicious insider activity and contribute to more accurate compliance reports by showing which users accessed what systems, what commands they executed, and what changes they made to key files and data. Find out how centralized UNIX/Linux auditing can help you troubleshoot and reduce your risk of non-compliance. Read More

Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux


Lotus Domino R5 for Linux is supported on two leading commercial distributions of Linux: Red Hat Linux 6.0 and Caldera OpenLinux.

sun linux  Announces Domino R5 Release For Linux Lotus Announces Domino R5 Release for Linux P. Hayes - October 26, 1999 Event Summary BERLIN, Oct. 26, 1999 - At Lotusphere Europe 99, IBM's Lotus Development Corp. today announced that Domino Release 5 (R5) server for the Linux operating system will be available within 30 days. Lotus Domino R5 for Linux combines integrated collaborative functionality with Linux' low cost-of-deployment and reliability benefits to enable organizations worldwide to gain access to Read More

Intel Throws its "Red Hat" into Linux Ring


Red Hat said that Intel plans to make Red Hat Linux software available on powerful server computers designed to run websites.

sun linux  has been dominated by Sun Microsystems, whose computers use Sun's own chips instead of Intel's. Market Impact Although 90% of Linux installations are on Intel systems, Intel's decision gives more legitimacy to the efforts to increase Linux's market and mind share. This announcement will help increase Intel's presence in the ISP market, but we believe the greater impact will be on the Linux and OS markets. Combined with the recent support of Dell, Compaq, and Gateway, this will increase Linux market Read More

Mandriva


Mandriva (formerly Mandrakesoft) offers its enterprise, government, and educational customers a set of GNU Linux and open source software, related services, and information technologies. In addition, Mandriva offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a trusted channel to offer their services. Mandriva has technologists in over twenty countries, and is listed on the Paris Euronext Marché Libre (Euroclear code :4477PA) and on the US OTC Market (Stock symbol MDKFF). Mandriva was created by Linux enthusiasts in November of 1998. The company is based in Paris, France, with offices in Brazil, Ireland, Italy, Poland, and the United States.

sun linux  Mandriva (formerly Mandrakesoft) offers its enterprise, government, and educational customers a set of GNU Linux and open source software, related services, and information technologies. In addition, Mandriva offers technologists committed to open software and courseware a trusted channel to offer their services. Mandriva has technologists in over twenty countries, and is listed on the Paris Euronext Marché Libre (Euroclear code :4477PA) and on the US OTC Market (Stock symbol MDKFF). Mandriva was Read More

IBM Taking on Sun in Web Infrastructure?


IBM has decided to take on Sun in the Internet infrastructure arena. What do they bring to the table? And who will win the war of words?

sun linux  but they add that Sun customers are not complaining. Sun continues to grow their business, while (IBM/Sequent) is faltering, said one integrator. To catch part of the Linux wave, IBM is also in the process of Linux-enabling all its hardware platforms - Netfinity, AS/400, RS/6000 and S/390 servers - so all can run the same applications. Covering yet another base, IBM's Monterey project will allow AIX to run native on Intel's upcoming IA-64 platform. In the meantime, Sun has been building up its Java Read More

Choosing Between Linux and Microsoft Windows Using an Analytical Hierarchy Process


Because small to medium enterprises are limited in their resources, they must carefully consider which of the two major operating systems available—Microsoft Windows or Linux—will better serve their needs and be more cost-efficient to implement.

sun linux  Between Linux and Microsoft Windows Using an Analytical Hierarchy Process When deciding whether to implement an open source or closed source solution, small to medium enterprises must weigh the pros and cons of Linux (an open source operating system) and Microsoft Windows (a closed source operating system), and determine which of the two will serve their business needs at a cost that will suit their budgets. Foundation and Methodology—Hierarchy Since the fact that one proprietary solution is an Read More

Analysis of Novell's Announced Support for Sun's Solaris 8 Operating Environment


We do not see Sun Solaris administrators implementing any Novell NDS package.

sun linux  We do not see Sun Solaris administrators implementing any Novell NDS package. The Sun Solaris 8 operating system is a 64 Bit LDAP enabled system, which is far from needy in the Directory Services arena. We do not anticipate any anti-competitive measures which would emanate from Sun, in light of Novell's offering, simply because we believe the product will not sell into UNIX shops. Novell has also compiled a version of the GroupWise Messaging/Groupware server specifically for the Sun Solaris 8 operating Read More

OS SmackDown!


In the latest escalation in the battle between Windows and Linux, directions on how to replace each with the other have been published on the Web by their respective champions.

sun linux  SmackDown! Event Summary Recently, Microsoft published instructions on how to remove Linux OS and install Windows 2000/NT4 on the newly-freed-up disk drive. Not to be outdone, Linux-philes have countered by publishing instructions on how to remove a Windows OS and replace it with Linux. To close the circle, Paul Ferris, Editor at Linux Today, highlighted the silliness by publishing his own mostly-joking piece on how to uninstall both Windows and Linux. (His directions lead to a wiped out disk drive, of Read More