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March 6, 2004

Hello MIKE SNIER (Account no. 113093)

Open Magazine - Your strategic guide to Open Source 

The polite term in system administration is "problem determination." 
The impolite experience is killing, when IT managers have to spend days 
trying to figure out why their company's systems froze. This week, IBM 
vice president of autonomic computing, Alan Ganek, explains the concept 
of autonomic computing as a solution. Our reader poll lets you decide 
if autonomic computing as our future is inevitable or impractical.

Over at MandrakeSoft, the company is healing itself from a difficult 
past with better shows of profitability and what it believes will be a 
significantly better development process, in serving up releases in the 
form of Community and Official versions. Company co-founder Gael Duval 
tells Open what its new development roadmap is all about. Our reader 
poll asks if you're ready to be a distro pioneer or prefer to play it 

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