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451 CAOS Links 2011.05.20Matthew Aslett, May 20, 2011 @ 2:16 pm ET
Open Virtualization Alliance launches, Reforming the OSI. IBM targets Hadoop. And more.
# BMC Software, Eucalyptus, HP, IBM, Intel, Red Hat and SUSE created the Open Virtualization Alliance.
# The Open Source Initiative launched plans to encourage greater participation from the various open source industry stakeholders.
# The WSJ published a preview of IBM’s forthcoming Hadoop-related announcements.
# SQLStream raised $6m for its stream computing platform, based on Eigenbase.
# MongoLab raised $3m for its MongoDB hosting and services.
# Oracle introduced a new Java Specification Request to evolve the Java Community Process.
# DataStax hired former Quest executive Billy Bosworth as its new chief executive.
# Red Hat released Enterprise Linux 6.1.
# Attachmate’s SUSE business unit announced its plans under Nils Brauckmann.
# Bradley M Kuhn discussed Android in the context of GPL enforcement.
# The Fedora project switched to a new contributor agreement.
# OStatic argued that it is too early to count out Eucalyptus Systems.
# Openbravo added new Point of Sale capabilities to its ERP software.
# Martin Michlmayr discussed some lessons learned from Munich’s migration to Linux.
# Zanby has released the code for its enterprise groupware under the GNU GPL3 license.
# Wyse released a new Linux-based thin client.
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