Thursday, September 01, 2005

Today's News: IBM, OSDL respond to Microsoft-funded Linux research

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September 01, 2005
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IN THIS ISSUE

-- To sponsor or not to sponsor? IBM touts more Linux TCO research
-- OSDL CEO: Microsoft has to accept Linux
-- The Linux desktop: Hacks, apps and enterprise use
-- More headlines
-- Integrating a PHP project with MySQL
-- Why choose Linux?
-- The Missing Link: Today's trivia question

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TO SPONSOR OR NOT TO SPONSOR? IBM TOUTS MORE LINUX TCO RESEARCH |
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On the heels of a minor media-fueled controversy involving sponsored
research from Microsoft that was rejected by the OSDL, IBM rolled out
some sponsored research of its own.
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Getting your hands dirty with open source ROI, TCO calculations
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Users: OSDL right to reject Windows/Linux TCO study
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OSDL CEO: MICROSOFT HAS TO ACCEPT LINUX | SearchEnterpriseLinux.com

Stuart Cohen of OSDL explains why his organization feels the "battle"
between Microsoft and Linux doesn't have to be a battle at all. He
also gives the skinny on some new features of the Linux 2.6 kernel.
http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com/originalContent/0,289142,sid39_gci1121595,00.html?track=NL-301&ad=526720

THE LINUX DESKTOP: HACKS, APPS AND ENTERPRISE USE |
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Author Jono Bacon recommends favorite hacks from his book and
discusses the growing enterprise acceptance of Linux on the desktop.
http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com/tip/1,289483,sid39_gci1121517,00.html?track=NL-301&ad=526720

MORE HEADLINES | From around the Web

Gartner report shows Synapse impact on Web services (Vnunet.com)
Microsoft balks at Office on Linux suggestion (eWEEK)
Massachusetts dumps Microsoft Office (The Inquirer)
http://searchenterpriselinux.techtarget.com/news/0,289141,sid39,00.html?track=NL-301&ad=526720

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INTEGRATING A PHP PROJECT WITH MYSQL | ASK MIKE HILLYER

Dear Mike:
I've had a lot of trouble integrating Mambo and MySQL. Can you offer
some pointers?
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WHY CHOOSE LINUX? | TOPIC

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performance, Linux versus Windows and more.
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THE MISSING LINK
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TODAY'S TRIVIA QUESTION | SearchEnterpriseLinux.com

"GNU" is considered a recursive acronym because it self-referentially
stands for "GNU is not Unix." What other recursive acronym is used
commonly within the open source community?
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