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451 CAOS Links 2011.04.01Matthew Aslett, April 1, 2011 @ 10:12 am ET
James Gosling joins Google. UK Govt tries again at an OSS strategy. And more.
# James Gosling joined Google.
# The UK Government published a (nother) new OSS-friendly ICT strategy.
# Savio Rodrigues argued that openness is irrelevant to Android’s growth.
# Collaborative Software Initiative raised $3.7m in new capital investment.
# (Most of) the Symbian source code is now available to partners.
# Likewise claimed 100,000 users of Likewise Open.
# Sauce Labs introduced the Sauce Builder testing tool for Selenium.
# ObjectLabs’ MongoLab hosted MongoDB is now available on Rackspace Cloud.
# Roberto Galoppini shared his thoughts on the potential evolution of the Open Source Initiative.
# Google’s Chris DiBona explained why the company bans the internal use of the AGPL.
# Hive gets production polish.
# Infobright partnered with Zend to improve analytics performance for PHP applications.
# Red Hat CEO said business intelligence is high on acquisition list.
# The Swiss Federal Supreme Court rejected OSS vendors’ appeal against Microsoft contract win.
# Digital Reasoning combined Cloudera’s Distribution for Hadoop with HBase (and a lot more) in Synthesys 3.1.
# Matt Asay explained why Red Hat will likely be the only pure OSS player to reach $1bn in revenue.
# Platform Computing announced its support for Apache Hadoop.
# Alfresco partnered with Jive Software and consulting partner, SolutionSet to deliver an Alfresco-Jive connector.
# Terracotta updated its Quartz job scheduler software.
# Jaspersoft updated its data integration capabilities http://prn.to/fzFQnd and enhanced its partnership with Talend.
# Bob Sutor discussed the importance of trust in building and maintaining community.
# Informatica CEO Sohaib Abbasi is joining Red Hat’s board of directors, along with Dr. Steve Albrecht.
# The OpenNebula Project updated its open source cloud platform to version 2.2.
# Ravel Data is planning an open source implementation of Google’s Pregel distributed graph database.
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