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451 CAOS Links 2010.01.25Matthew Aslett, January 25, 2010 @ 11:53 am ET
WordPress Foundation formed. Reaction to Oracle-Sun approval. And more.
WordPress Foundation formed
# Matt Mullenwag launched the WordPress Foundation.
Reaction to Oracle-Sun’s EC approval
# In a memo Sun CEO Jonathan Schwartz encouraged the company’s employees to emotionally resign from Sun.
# EnterpriseDB and PostgreSQL co-founder Bruce Momjian issued a statement on the EC’s decision to approve Oracle-Sun.
# Mike Hogan asked, did Oracle make concessions to the EU?
# Savio Rodrigues discussed Sun & Oracle’s impact on open source acquisitions.
# Save MySQL campaigner Florian Mueller commented following the EC’s clearance of the Oracle-Sun deal.
# Josh Berkus clarified his presentation on Sun and ten ways to destroy a community.
# Ingres CEO Roger Buckhardt analyzed the impact of Oracle-Sun on the database market.
Best of the rest
# Internetnews.com reported on Red Hat’s plans for JBoss in 2010.
# Red Hat’s opensource.com community site is now live.
# Talend introduced and open source Master Data Management (MDM) product.
# Joe “Zonker” Brockmeier, openSUSE community manager, is leaving Novell.
# JavaWorld compared JBoss and SpringSource.
# MuleSoft updated Tcat Server with support for the newest version of Apache Tomcat 6.0.24.
#OSS Watch discussed control versus community.
# McObject’s Perst open source, object-oriented embedded database now supports Microsoft’s Silverlight technology.
# GigaOM discussed how Red Hat has avoided the recession.
# Carlo Daffara discussed how open source enables new ways of cooperating.
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