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451 CAOS Links 2009.11.03Matthew Aslett, November 3, 2009 @ 2:52 pm ET
Yahoo! Open! Sources! Traffic! Server! Funding for 10gen. And more.
For the latest on Oracle’s acquisition of MySQL via Sun, see Everything you always wanted to know about MySQL but were afraid to ask
# Yahoo! Open! Sourced! Traffic! Server!
# Red Hat launched Enterprise Virtualization for Servers for managing Linux and Microsoft Windows servers.
# 10gen, the company behind MongoDB, has raised $3.4m in a second round of funding.
# Talend updated its Open Profiler and Data Quality products.
# Tata Communications partnered with SugarCRM to provide on-demand CRM to customers in India.
# eZ Systems has appointed former IBM and BEA executive Christoph Rau as CEO.
# Bob Sutor offered his preliminary thoughts on starting an open source business.
# REvolution R Enterprise 3.0 is now available featuring R productivity environment for Windows.
# Skype confirmed it is creating an open-source Linux client.
# Monty Widenius claimed that MySQL’s main rivals has always been Oracle.
# Scalix has delivered Scalix Starter Packs, providing email and calendaring for home and small office use.
# Open source ad server vendor OpenX announced a partnership with Microsoft.
# Glyn Moody reported that the EU wants to re-define “closed” as “nearly open”.
# Munich’s use of Mozilla software surpassed Mozilla’s expectations.
# Matt Asay reported on why open source, like football/soccer is about big value, not big money.
# Mike Hogan examined how to protect FOSS -related revenues in an era of cloud services, focusing on Amazon RDS/MySQL.
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