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451 CAOS Links 2011.01.21Matthew Aslett, January 21, 2011 @ 11:38 am ET
The OSI and FSF unite against CPTN. Appcelerator acquires Aptana. And more.
# The OSI and the FSF published a joint position statement on the proposed sale of Novell’s patents to CPTN. (PDF)
# Groklaw reported that another party might be interested in Novell’s patents “and maybe more”.
# The European Commission is not interested in investigating the sale of Novell’s patents to CPTN.
# Appcelerator acquired Aptana.
# Savio Rodrigues considered the impact of Amazon Elastic Beanstalk on the open source Java market.
# CloudBees introduced training for Hudson continuous integration server.
# ActiveState and Rogue Wave partnered to bring embeddable mathematical and statistical functionality to Python developers.
# DotNetNuke introduced support for Microsoft’s WebMatrix and Razor products.
# OpenERP launched OpenERP v6 with both on-site and SaaS versions.
# Convirture surpassed 45,000 downloads of ConVirt Open Source in 2010 and now counts more than 2,000 deployments.
# Black Duck added 169 new customers in 2010.
# Funambol introduced Funambol v9.
# KnowledgeTree grew customer acquisitions 215% in the fourth quarter.
# Joyent announced SmartDataCenter 6, the latest version of its cloud operating system.
# OpenLogic is now providing support for Talend’s community edition data integration software.
# SkySQL gathered 40 customers in its first 12 weeks, generated sales of seven figures.
# EnterpriseDB is making its SQL/Protect, PL/Secure and xDB Replication Server tools available for PostgreSQL.
# The Apache Software Foundation announced Apache Pivot 2.0.
# Sonatype released the results of a survey of 1,600 developers, architects and managers.
# A year after Oracle’s acquisition of Sun, Eduardo Pelegri-Llopart reported on the status of the open source projects.
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