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451 CAOS Links 2009.09.18Matthew Aslett, September 18, 2009 @ 6:33 am ET
Citrix joins the Linux Foundation. BonitaSoft raises $3m. And more.
# Citrix joined The Linux Foundation.
# Open source BPM vendor BonitaSoft raised $3m from Ventech and Auriga Partners.
# Jaspersoft updated JasperReports Professional with enhanced data visualization.
# US CIO Vivek Kundra outlined the government’s cloud strategy, using NASA’s open source Nebula cloud.
# Infobright claimed to have increased its customer base tenfold since going open source a year ago.
# OStatic asked “Is Open Source M&A Set to Go On a Tear?”
# Savio Rodrigues published “Avoiding pitfalls when using open source code in enterprise software development.”
# The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) said it has a duty to invest public funds in open source.
# Matt Asay reported on VISA’s adoption of Hadoop, suggesting that enterprise uptake of the Apache project is ready to boil over.
# GroundWork announced integration with Microsoft System Center and joined Microsoft’s System Center Alliance.
# Infoworld asked “would MySQL survive without Oracle?”
# Alfresco launched an Amazon EC2-ready stack and developer kit.
# KnowledgeTree partnered with Zend to deploy version 3.7 of KnowledgeTree’s ECM software on Zend Server
# CIO.com published “five open source project management apps to watch”.
# AccesStream released Version 1.1 of its open source of its identity access management product.
# Sugar Labs and Free Software Foundation teamed up to promote the Sugar Learning Platform for children.
# LIMO Foundation published a white paper uses quantitative techniques to examine economic benefits of OSS.
# Matt Asay wrote “We are all open-source companies now. Which also means that none of us are.”
# Richard Hillesley explored the importance of trademarks for open source.
# MySpace open sourced Qizmt, an internally developed MapReduce-based framework for distributed computation.
# TwitApps is shutting down, going open source.
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