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451 CAOS Links 2009.07.28Matthew Aslett, July 28, 2009 @ 11:56 am ET
Intuit launches open source project. SFLC on Microsoft GPL violation accusations.
# SFLC’s Bradley Kuhn told SDTimes Microsoft was in violation of the GPL.
# MySQL and Memcached-based appliance vendor Schooner Info Tech has raised $20m in Series B funding.
# Novell launched SUSE Linux Enterprise-based software appliance program.
# RiverMuse launched its open source fault management platform.
# OpenLogic updated Exchange Enterprise Edition to help identify specific potential open source cost savings.
# Actuate reported second quarter revenue down almost 15% to $29.5m. BIRT-related business exceeded $3.3m.
# Alfresco’s Community version is now available for Ubuntu.
# Accenture’s Alex Weid stated that in enterprise IT, open source should be managed like any other software.
# IDG reported that Sun’s JRuby team has jumped ship to Engine Yard citing the uncertainty re: Oracle acquisition.
# Linux Foundation launched a Visa Platinum Rewards Card funding open source community members.
# Pater Yared declared “The Commercial Open Source Failure”.
# Matt Asay reported on why Mozilla’s nonprofit nature is more blessing than curse.
# The H reported that Google has begun to reveal the source code behind its Google Wave collaboration software.
# Case study: Air France-KLM’s use of Red Hat and JBoss.
# Open Source Magazine: Innovations in OpenNebula 1.4.
# Talend announced retail customer wins.
# Boxed Ice explained why and how it migrated from MySQL to MongoDB.
# Roberto Galoppini interview shows how Apache Incubator program is boosting OSS.
# Matt Asay reflected on commercial open source’s awkward teenage years.
# Case study: POSCO migrates from RISC/UNIX to Red Hat Enterprise Linux.
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