A blog for the enterprise open source communityMatthew Aslett, December 2, 2008 @ 12:42 pm ET
MySQL 5.1 reaches GA. But is it ready for production deployments? SpringSource launches commercial version of Apache Tomcat. BusinessWeek focuses on open source business models and open source in the downturn. And more.more...
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Matthew Aslett, December 2, 2008 @ 10:39 am ET
I just noticed that Sun/MySQL has dropped SCO OpenServer from its list of supported operating systems for MySQL 5.1 and higher (along with Mac OS X 10.3 and QNX). It is not a massive surprise to see MySQL doing this given SCO’s current position but MySQL teamed up with SCO in the midst of its [...]more...
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Matthew Aslett, December 1, 2008 @ 9:38 am ET
Before I got waylaid with traveling I wrote that each of the various open source revenue strategies might have its place depending on the stage of commoditization and the short- and long-term goals of the individual vendor. I was thinking it might be possible to describe the lifecycle of open source strategies, but I never [...]more...
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