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451 CAOS Links 2010.09.16Matthew Aslett, September 16, 2010 @ 1:14 pm ET
Novell is going to pieces. But who will pick them up? And more.
# The New York Post reported that Novell has agreed a deal in principle to sell itself in two parts.
# Joe Brockmeier asked Who’s buying Novell?
# VAR Guy covered the speculation that VMware will acquire Novell’s SUSE Linux business.
# Local Tech Wire asked Is Red Hat bidding for Novell’s Linux business, or will a SUSE sale set a price for Red Hat?
# The OpenStack projectrevealed details of its governance framework.
# The SCO Group announced that its Unix assets are now up for auction.
# Yahoo talked up its Hadoop contributions (“70% of all code written”) and benefits.
# Oracle said it will work with the OpenJDK code base and the OpenJDK community like Sun did.
# Google relaunched the developer tools it acquired along with Instantiations.
# NetworkWorld’s Julie Bort took Cisco to task for its contributions to open source.
# Carlo Daffara discussed strategy, tactics, and why companies are free to not contribute.
# Rackspace is moving to monthly billing for RHEL instances, due to “changes in subscription arrangements with Red Hat”.
# Diaspora released the source code for its open source social network.
# Stephen Walli warned against confusing open source and open standards.
# The UK Government is committed to using more open source.
# MuleSoft announced the general availability of Mule ESB 3.0.
# Cloudera and Teradata partnered to develop a Hadoop connector for Teradata.
# Opsview teamed up with Canonical to drive adoption of Opsview Enterprise with Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Server Edition.
# The OpenIndiana distribution of OpenSolaris is now available for download.
# Amazon Web Services introduced its own Amazon Linux AMI.
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