LinuxWorld 2007 Roundup

More than 11,000 delegates from the Linux and open source community gathered in San Francisco for the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo to hear industry leaders and end-users discuss the future of open source solutions.


Key vendors that are expected to make product announcements during the conference include big name vendors such as AMD, Fujitsu, IBM, Intel, Lenovo, Motorola, Novell, Oracle, Palm, Ubuntu and VMware.

The LinuxWorld conference will feature keynote addresses from tech executives including Ann Livermore, executive vice president of Hewlett-Packard and Diane Green, president of VMware, Kevin Kettler, chief technology officer of Dell.

You can read ComputerworldUK's round-up of stories from the event here:

LinuxWorld: eBay imparts datacentre knowledge

Imagine creating and managing a datacentre that handles 241 million registered users and sells a car a minute, an auto part every second, and a piece of diamond jewellery every two minutes.

LinuxWorld: Linux kernel maintainer allays fears about forking

Top Linux kernel developer said there are no plans to embrace GNU General Public License version 3 (GPLv3) or change the kernel development process, and assuaged concerns that the Linux kernel will fork.

LinuxWorld: Amazon chooses IT services over large datacentres's chief information officer emphasised the benefits of accessing computer resources as services instead of having to maintain large, underused datacentres.

LinuxWorld: Google ups Linux support as OIN licensee

Google becomes first licensee of Linux OIN's patent portfolio

LinuxWorld: Lenovo and Dell sneak Linux on to new PCs

Linux PCs launched in UK, Germany and France

LinuxWorld: IBM and Novell strengthen ties

IBM and Novell are beefing up their existing partnership on two fronts and the latter is increasing support for IBM's Notes desktop collaboration software and its open source WebSphere Application Server Community Edition (WAS CE).

LinuxWorld: IBM takes on enterprise data integration again

Appliance-like bundle promises to make life easier and faster

Linuxworld: Open source going mainstream

Up front cost, TCO, reliability and features drive adoption choices

LinuxWorld: SaaS rival to Microsoft Project goes open source

Projity in talks with and Sun Microsystems

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