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451 CAOS Links 2011.12.14Matthew Aslett, December 14, 2011 @ 10:29 am ET
Jive goes public. webOS goes open source. Cloud Foundry goes .NET. And more.
# Jive Software started IPO at $12 a share, closing the day up nearly 30%.
# HP announced that it plans to release webOS under an open source license. Details are thin on the ground, although Fedora is reportedly an inspiration. Joel West’s post pretty much summed up my thoughts.
# Tier 3 announced that it has created Iron Foundry, and open source .NET Framework implementation of Cloud Foundry.
# Xeround raised $9m funding for its MySQL-as-a-service cloud database.
# Microsoft released the Windows Azure SDK for Node.js as open source and made available a preview of the Apache Hadoop on Windows Azure, amongst a slew of other open source-related announcements.
# Red Hat, Canonical, Cisco, IBM, Intel, NetApp, and SUSE created the oVirt project, based around Red Hat’s Enterprise Virtualization technology for managing KVM environments.
# Nuxeo announced the availability of Nuxeo Platform 5.5.
# Joyent launched its SmartMachine Appliance for MongoDB.
Red Hat announced JBoss Enterprise Portal Platform 5.2 and JBoss Operations Network 3.0.
# Novell announced the availability of Novell Open Enterprise Server 11.
# Univention released Univention Corporate Server 3.0.
# SuccessBricks announced that its ClearDB distributed MySQL-based database service is now available through Heroku.
# HEnrik Ingo examined the recent spate of MySQL authentication plug-ins.
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