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451 CAOS Links 2009.07.14Matthew Aslett, July 14, 2009 @ 11:56 am ET
Funding for Aptana and Jolicloud. Ingres targets MySQL. Trent Reznor on Open Core (sort of). And more.
# Aptana raised $7.8m in funding from Rembrandt Venture Partners and Accel Partners.
# Jolicloud raised $4.2m in series A funding for a Linux-based Netbook OS.
Not with a bang…
# Sun reported preliminary revenues for Q4 2009 of $2.58bn to $2.68bn, compared to $3.78bn a year ago.
Best of the rest
# Ingres announced EasyIngres, a community-developed package for PHP developers to ease migration from MySQL.
# Open core is about giving customers reason to buy, not lock-in, as Nine Inch Nail’s Trent Reznor explained (Via Matt Asay).
# Daniel Chalef explained why traditional licensing is a disservice to prospects & customers.
# The peer reviewed ‘International Free and Open Source Software Law Review’, is now available.
# Red Hat confirmed the agenda for its Open Source Cloud Computing Forum.
# Morgan Tocker blogged about three key things to know about migrating MySQL into the Cloud.
# Alfresco and Caringo partnered for content management and storage.
# An interview with Sesame Workshop’s VP of Information Services about its use of Linux.
# Seth Gottlieb accused Bluenog of violating the Apache Software License.
# Roberto Galoppini argued that Europe should investing in working with existing open source resources, rather than mimicking them.
# Xandros’ BridgeWays enabled cross-platform applications monitoring from Microsoft System Center Operations Manager.
Notes from the Twittersphere
# RT @bklawans: Best advice re OSS: choose yr business model, then the license. From Larry Rosen – thx.
# RT @cdaffara: to have a good OSS company, you must have a good company to start with. OSS does not change economic rules.
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