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451 CAOS Links 2010.04.27Matthew Aslett, April 27, 2010 @ 1:06 pm ET
VMware and Salesforce.com launch VMforce. Red Hat provides Cloud Access. And more.
# VMware and Salesforce.com launched VMforce, a platform for developing and deploying Java cloud applications.
# Red Hat Cloud Access enables enterprises to use their Red Hat Enterprise Linux subscription on Amazon Web Services.
# Novell claimed 5,000 certified applications for SUSE Linux Enterprise.
# Nokia released the first device based on the fully open source Symbian^3 OS.
# Canonical claimed 12,000 active deployments of Ubuntu Enterprise Cloud, prepares LTS release.
# The Ruby Association joined the Open Invention Network as a licensee.
# Nearly 20% of SMBs plan to begin using open source software in the next 12 months, according to CompTIA.
# Microsoft released its StyleCop source code style and consistency tool as open source, using the MS-PL.
# LinMin supports the provisioning and imaging of systems running Ubuntu 10.04 LTS.
# Puppet Labs launched Puppet Dashboard 1.0.
# Microsoft signed the Joomla! Contributor Agreement and contributed code to the 1.6 trunk.
# What was Microsoft doing at DrupalCon? Brian Swan answered his own question.
# The Apache Hadoop project was granted a license related to Google’s MapReduce patent.
# xTuple grew Q1 revenue by over 20%.
# CIGNEX Technologies Inc and AGS Technology Group merged to form CIGNEX Holding Corporation.
# Robert Hodges of Continuent shared his thoughts on the present state and potential future of MySQL.
# The final version of the Procurement and Open Source Software Guideline has been published on OSOR.eu.
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