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451 CAOS Links 2010.10.15Matthew Aslett, October 15, 2010 @ 12:08 pm ET
The future of the JCP. A new Mozilla CEO. And more.
# Stephen Colebourne outlined the choices facing Java Community Process executive committee voters: pragmatism or bust, before later proposing a third option: a split in the Java Community Process between core and ecosystem projects.
# Gary Kovacs was named the new CEO of the Mozilla Corporation.
# New Relic raised $10m in series C funding.
# Oracle maintained its commitment to OpenOffice.org and released OpenOffice.org 3.2.1 and OpenOffice.org 3.3 Beta.
# SkySQL formally launched its services and support for the MySQL database with the release of SkySQL Enterprise.
# Android drove $1bn ad revenue for Google.
# Ross Gardler described the Apache Software Foundation’s open development methodology.
# Red Hat updated its messaging, realtime and grid technologies with the release of Red Hat Enterprise MRG 1.3.
# Actuate’s Nobby Akiha offered some advice for closed source companies transitioning to open source.
# OSSCube released OSSCube Voice – an open source integration of Asterisk and SugarCRM.
# StumbleUpon confirmed plans to open source OpenTSDB: a scalable time series database built on top of HBase.
# SugarCRM claimed 60% revenue growth in Q3.
# Civic Commons asked What’s the return on investment for open?
# The Free Software Foundation announced the criteria for its hardware endorsement program.
# Adobe’s Dave McAllister discussed why it and other software vendors, release open source code.
# Engine Yard formalized its support for fog, the cloud computing library for Ruby applications.
# The Linux Foundation’s survey suggested Linux adoption over next five years will outpace Windows.
# Datameer announced the general availability of its Datameer Analytics Solution for Hadoop.
# SGI announced support and benchmarks for VoltDB’s Database.
# Ingres announced the availability of Ingres Database 10.
# Vyatta integrated Sourcefire Intrusion Prevention System rules.
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