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451 CAOS Links 2009.10.09Matthew Aslett, October 9, 2009 @ 8:36 am ET
Funding for Engine Yard and DataSync. Red Hat and Microsoft joint support. And more.
# Engine Yard raised $19m in Series C funding from the likes of Benchmark, DAG, Presidio and Amazon.
# Red Hat and Microsoft are now providing joint support for virtualization interoperability options.
# Simon Phipps began building a scorecard to assess “open source businesses”.
# Marten Mickos urged the EU to approve Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, and therefore MySQL.
# Compiere released an Enterprise Edition of its open source ERP for multi-server configurations.
# Ingres targetted MySQL, proprietary rivals with version 9.3 of open source database.
# Lessons learned from a service-based business model. An excellent and very timely post from OpenLogic.
# eXo Platform expanded to North America, hires Bob Bickel, Edwin Khodabakchian and Sacha Labourey as advisors.
# Sparxent updated its XAware open source data integration software to version 5.4.
# Terracotta released Terracotta for Caching, a distributed cache product based on the Ehcache caching API.
# John Mark Walker explained the importance of open source as a development model in establishing a market presence.
# PrismTech released an OpenSplice DDS Connector for Apache Camel for systems integration and SOA connectivity.
# Only here for the beer. Paul Rubens reported on the adoption trends indicated by Actuate’s latest open source survey.
# Praxis and AdaCore released a GPL version of the SPARK high assurance software development product.
# Mckoi Software released MckoiDDB, an open source distributed database system.
# Jason Perlow reported on the future of open source thought leadership.
# MuleSoft announced the general availability of Tcat Server, Apache Tomcat distribution.
# GroundWork announced a new pricing structure and entry level monitoring product.
# Funambol released an open source 4G mobile cloud platform for device management and synchronization.
# Misys Open Source Solutions unveiled a new carbon trading product for UK.
# Bright Computing was launched to manage HPC Linux clusters.
# The IT head of London Borough of Camden in the UK explained how government needs to become expert member of communities rather than expert at governing them.
# Vyatta updated its open source router, firewall and VPN software.
# Take James Dixon’s quiz to work out if you are aligned with free software, open source, or proprietary.
# Open-Xchange Server Edition for Univention Corporate Server is targetted education, public admins and SMBs.
# ReadWriteWeb profiled Pachube, an open source platform for creating applications related to the Internet of Things.
# OrangeHRM updated its open source human resources management software to version 2.5.
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