Busy babysitting consultants in to make up a proper oracle on HP installation for us. OK, it'll be nice and fault tolerant, but it's a lot more hassle than a MySQL installation. Speaking of, the MySQL database supporting my webmail system has corrupted a table, messing things up no end. I thought this free software lark was supposed to be "Bug free (tm)" ?
Anyway, we are getting some clothes made up for the geeks expected at the ILUG AGM. Seeing as they need toys too, we are trying to get a dose of BBC CDs burned in time - little 50 MB "repair tool" CDs, in a business card form factor. Checkout the linux care site for info on what they have on them (linuxcare made the distro).
Checkout a really cool review of OSes at Neal Stephenson's site. If you haven't read any of his books, buy Cryptonomicon and Snow Crash. They rock.