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451 CAOS Links 2011.08.31Matthew Aslett, August 31, 2011 @ 9:57 am ET
MapR and Funambol raise funding. VMware virtually supports PostgreSQL. And more.
# MapR raised $20m series B for its Hadoop distribution from Redpoint Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners and NEA.
# Funambol raised $3m in funding from previous investors HIG Ventures, Pacven Walden Ventures and Nexit Infocom.
# VMware launched vFabric Postgres as part of vFabric Data Director database-as-a-service launch.
# Citrix released a new edition of CloudStack, making the whole cloud management product available using the GNU GPLv3.
# Yahoo has contributed 84% of Apache Hadoop lines of code and 72% of patches, according to Hortonworks’ analysis.
# Red Hat invited Red Hat Enterprise Linux users to help discuss features for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7.
# Talend announced that Peter Gyenes has joined its Board of Directors.
# Mandriva announced the release of Mandriva 2011.
# The Document Foundation announced the release of version LibreOffice 3.4.3, intended for enterprise deployments.
# Zmanda announced the availability of Zmanda Cloud Backup (ZCB) 4.0.
# The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against on SCO’s appeal that it, and not Novell, owned the Unix copyrights.
# Oracle retired its licence for distributing its Java with Linux.
# Bruce Byfield wrote an interesting article on how Linus Torvalds and other open source developers avoid burnout.
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