In the eyes of Microsoft's Jim Allchin, Linux and other forms of open-source technology are almost threats to the nation.
Last Aug. 14, I predicted in our cover story "Linux Slugfest" that Caldera and Red Hat would be the only major Linux distributors left standing.
Recent remarks by executives add fuel to anti-Microsoft fire in the Linux developer community
Working in the press room of Linuxworld in New York this month, I found myself checking e-mail on, of all things, a desktop PC running Windows 98.
Linux does the heavy lifting, as open-source rolls into selected glasshouses.
Has the time come to suit up with Linux 2.4, walk into your enterprise customer's office, and tell them it's time for Linux?
Linux 2.4 sports improvements over previous versions, but you'll only benefit from those improvements if you're looking for a business or enterprise server.
Spencer F. Katt
What could Microsoft executives have been up to last week as they lurked in the hallways of the Javits Center in New York during the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, pondered the Katt.
Oracle, intel and ibm may be expending a lot of money and resources to lift Linux into enterprise IT shops, but any large commitments from customers remain a well-kept secret.
OS' popularity puts pressure on company to loosen its grip on Windows
Caldera preps new partner programs, as UnixWare deal nears approval.
Linux 2.4.1, which will be available in the near term, will give the operating system its last missing piece: a journaling file system (JFS).