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451 CAOS Links 2010.11.05Matthew Aslett, November 5, 2010 @ 1:28 pm ET
Oracle increases MySQL pricing. Jono Bacon wants some respect. And more.
# Oracle increased the prices for MySQL and rejigged its editions.
# A good overview of the resulting MySQL pricing hubbub from @tiensoon
# SkySQL named first customers in open letter to Oracle MySQL customers.
# Actuate reported over $5.1m in BIRT-related business for Q3, up 8% YoY.
# Actuate claimed 10 million BIRT downloads and 1 million BIRT developers.
# Google released Szl, a compiler and runtime for the Sawzall language, as open source software.
# Yahoo released its S4 Real-Time MapReduce project as open source.
# Jelle Hermsen explained why advocacy doesn’t work if you tell someone they’re wrong.
# Jono Bacon called for more respect to be shown by the open source community.
# Calpont launched version 2.0 of its InfiniDB analytic database.
# Matt Asay noted that the devil’s dollars drive open source.
# Salesforce.com is reportedly close to acquiring DimDim.
# Microsoft released an F# 2.0 compiler and core library source code under the Apache 2.0 license.
# Six secrets of open source community building, from Dries Buytaert, via Datamation.
# MindTouch released MindTouch Social Intranet with Workforce by Dachis Group.
# Abiquo Community Edition and Enterprise Edition are now certified with Citrix XenServer.
# Open-Xchange forecast more than 24 million users by year end – an increase of 60% over the prior year.
# Neolex made its open source licensing audit reports available using a Creative Commons license.
# Abiquo partnered with Nexenta Systems to enable Abiquo users to consume resources from Nexenta storage pools.
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