Wednesday, August 31, 2005

Open-Source Databases Grow

Computerworld Open Source
August 31, 2005


Robert Frances Group: Backup Jobs Driving You Crazy? Archive That Old

This high-level executive report provides compelling reasons why IT
leaders should re-examine their current archiving policies.


In this issue:

* Open-Source Databases Grow
* Open-Source CRM Builds Commercial Support
* Microsoft To Support Linux With Virtual Server
* Try Linux For Free: Make Your Own Install CD
* Linux/Unix E-mail Flaw Leaves Systems Open To Attack
* Asianux 2.0 Launch Slated

Open-Source Databases Grow

Momentum around open-source alternatives is swelling, with a number of
developments in recent months illustrating the market's growing


Open-Source CRM Builds Commercial Support

Built on the LAMP -- Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP -- environment, SugarCRM
clams to have all the features of an enterprise CRM system -- without
the high licence fees.,4902,104280,00.html?nlid=OPN


Microsoft To Support Linux With Virtual Server

Included in enhancements to Virtual Server 2005 R2 will be support for
Linux and Solaris, technology that Microsoft is developing with some of
its partners.,4902,104261,00.html?nlid=OPN


Strategies for Deploying Blade Servers in Existing Data Centers

Installing blade servers in an existing data center creates a
bewildering set of challenges and options. Let APC guide you through
the process! This paper explains how to evaluate the options and select
the best power and cooling approach for a successful and predictable
blade deployment.


Try Linux For Free: Make Your Own Install CD

Downloading an ISO file and burning the image to disc lets you try out
Linux without a full install.,4902,104259,00.html?nlid=OPN


Linux/Unix E-mail Flaw Leaves Systems Open To Attack

The bugs affect Elm, a venerable e-mail client still used by many Linux
and Unix sysadmins, and Mplayer, a cross-platform movie player that is
one of the most popular of its kind on Linux.,4902,104260,00.html?nlid=OPN


Asianux 2.0 Launch Slated

The Linux distribution was developed by companies in China, Japan and
South Korea.,4902,104148,00.html?nlid=OPN


The Nokia 9300

Learn the fundamentals of mobile device security. Aimed at IT
professionals and decision makers who must provide secure mobile access
to corporate data systems, this paper focuses on the security and
device management features of the most advanced Nokia business devices
- the Nokia 9300 smartphone and Nokia 9500 Communicator.



Build a security plan to protect your company's assets. In this
comprehensive report you will learn everything from how to educate
staff against picking easy-to-crack passwords or falling for "social
engineering" attacks to keeping up with the latest patches and fixes
from vendors. This report is a must for security professionals.


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