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451 CAOS Links 2010.08.13Matthew Aslett, August 13, 2010 @ 12:31 pm ET
Oracle sues Google. Novell bidders down to three. VMware for Alfresco? And more.
# Oracle filed a complaint against Google for patent and copyright infringement.
# The VAR Guy’s sources say VMware is mulling a partnership, investment or outright acquisition of Alfresco.
# The 451 Group’s Brenon Daly provided an update on the potential acquisition of Novell.
# Cloudera discussed common Hadoop administration issues, and how to avoid them.
# 10gen added to its engineering and sales teams and opened a Bay Area office.
# Novell announced that Amazon Web Services will offer support for SUSE Linux Enterprise Server.
# The creators of SIPfoundry have cofounded eZuce to promote openUC open source communications software.
# DJ Walker-Morgan discussed the potential for an organic open source movement.
# The H reported that the GNOME Foundation has set out new rules for copyright assignment.
# Sendmail and Splunk introduced real-time monitoring and reporting into the Sentrion Message Processing Engine.
# MontaVista updated its Meld community for developers of embedded Linux devices.
# Simon Phipps declared “The [commercial open source] King Is Dead, Long Live The King”.
# The H reported that Canonical has explained the use of its new census package.
# Paula Rooney detailed the top challenges for Linux kernel team outlined at LinuxCon.
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