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They Might be Giants

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Did you ever see the move They Might be Giants with George C. Scott and Joanne Woodward? It is a great movie.

By 2011, at least 80% of commercial software will contain significant amounts of open source code, according to Gartner …

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Gartner forecasts yesterday’s weather (and dragonslayer) – Computerworld Blogs Gartner’s survey shows 49.7% of open source usage is for “mission critical” applications, as compared to 59% for proprietary software and 58.5% for internal development.

Lawsuit charges open-source license violation

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Lawsuit charges open-source license violation

Uber BSM Guru

Friday, September 21st, 2007

Doug McClure once called me an Uber Tivoli Guru after seeing me present at an Atlanta Tivoli Tug meeting. Since then, we have met for lunch a number of times to talk about our favorite subjects (ESM and BSM). This morning, we met again and talked and talked some more. The only thing I can [...]

Gartner Proclaims AIX Will Die in 2009!

Friday, September 21st, 2007

“IBM is involved in Linux development and working on improving that operating system. Why would they be doing that if Unix was their bread and butter?” he questioned. Gartner: No New Unix Apps to Emerge After 2009 All kidding aside, they might not be to far off. If you listen to a Businessweek interview with [...]

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