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451 CAOS Links 2010.05.25Matthew Aslett, May 25, 2010 @ 2:50 pm ET
What’s missing from WebM? VoltDB launches. The importance of profitability. And more.
# Simon Phipps examined what’s missing from WebM, from an open source perspective.
# Mike Stonebraker’s VoltDB officially launched its open source in-memory OLTP database.
# Jim Whitehurst argued that one of Red Hat’s most valuable contributions to open source is its profitability.
# Infobright appointed former Aleri CEO Don DeLoach as its new president and chief executive.
# Monty Program launched an Unlimited support offering for a company’s entire MySQL/MariaDB estate.
# Red Hat has announced the availability of Fedora 13.
# Terracotta claimed 100 customers have upgraded to the enterprise edition of Ehcache in the last 10 months.
# Stéphane Croisier discussed the future of open source CMS, and the future of open core.
# Pogo Linux released a new line of StorageDirector Z2 Foundation and StorageDirector Z2 HA Cluster products.
# Couchio started testing a hosted CouchDB service.
# A group of implementers of the open source ERP application ADempiere formed ADempiere Business Consultants.
# Simon Phipps argued the case for the continuing relevance of the Open Source Initiative.
# Red Hat’s Paul Cormier disputed Oracle’s open source credentials.
# BitTorrent released an open source implementation of its µTP protocol.
# Microsoft released two new open source projects for interoperability with Outlook.
# Carlo Daffara discussed the limited potential in trying to convert open source users into paying customers.
# When should you use Hadoop? Cloudera’s Jeff Bean offered some suggestions.
# Andrew Oliver argued that for Microsoft, open source means “Windows Encumbered” although without examples.
# While Mark Stone argued in favor of constructive engagement between open source and Microsoft.
# ibatis has become MyBatis and moved from Apache to Google Code.
# CIO Update reported on Red Hat’s plans to commercialize deltaCloud.
# Linux trading system to save London Stock Exchange £10m a year, Computerworld reported.
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