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451 CAOS Links 2009.06.05Matthew Aslett, June 5, 2009 @ 6:39 am ET
Spring forward. Freeloaders, leeches and hermits. Intel buys Wind River. And more.
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A Spring in its step
SpringSource boasted of rapid revenue growth while CEO Rod Johnson claimed that Red Hat’s Open Choice initiative is defensive response to SpringSource, a suggestion that was denied by Rich Sharples.
Freeloaders, leeches and hermits
I already provided my views earlier this week on Infoworld’s report about open source ‘leeches’ and corporate contributions. The debate continued as Dave Rosenberg clarified his position, and Tarus Balog gave his perspective.
The best of the rest
# Intel announced that it is to acquire Wind River for $884m.
# Martin Michlmayr: Corporate participation in open source communities.
# Open Source Initiative’s Michael Tiemann reported that US CIO Vivek Kundra has advocated open source software,
# George Greve encouraged free and open source advocates to reclaim the brand.
# Day Software’s Kevin Cochrane reported on collaborating with competitors on an open source platform.
# SAP increased its commitment to open source and Eclipse.
# Jeremy Zawodny reported on The State of MySQL.
# Enomaly launched ECP Cloud Service Provider Edition.
# Red Hat and Verizon Business joined forces on Computing as a Service.
# Microsoft, NASA and Open Source. Access to data on NASA’s Nebula cloud coming to applications other than Microsoft’s WWT, according to Peter Galli.
# Zack Urlocker posted a video of Larry Ellison on the importance of Java from the Java One keynote.
# A video of Red Hat CEO Jim Whitehurst discussing the “Federal Open Source Opportunity”.
# Matt Asay asked whether Red Hat’s ambition be circumscribed by its biz model.
# Red Hat released JBoss ON 2.2.
# Red Hat revealed Fedora 11 will include OpenChange, an open source MAPI implementation for integration with MS Exchange.
# Sun updated the Sun GlassFish Portfolio including GlassFish Web Stack and Web Space Server.
# Zenoss updated its Zenoss Enterprise IT monitoring product.
# Continuent rolled out Tungsten Easy Suite database replication and clustering software.
# xTuple announced the launch of the xChange, an online marketplace of extensions to xTuple ERP.
# Freescale, Texas Instruments and MontaVista joined the GENIVI open source In-vehicle Infotainment project.
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