451 CAOS Links 2009.11.17

Larry Augustin confirmed as SugarCRM CEO. Red Hat’s Fedora Project is 12. And more.

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# Larry Augustin was confirmed as full-time CEO of SugarCRM.

# Red Hat, by way of the Fedora Project, announced the launch of Fedora 12.

# Microsoft is to release the .NET Micro Framework under the Apache 2.0 license.

# Simon Phipps introduced the concept of his Software Freedom Scorecard. Plans to propose as joint OSI and FSF initiative.

# Microsoft admitted inadvertent GPLv2 violation in Windows download tool, plans to publish code.

# Lucid Imagination updated its LucidWorks Certified Distribution for Lucene 2.9.

# Nexenta Systems announced NexentaStor 2.2, based on the ZFS file system.

# Univa released version 5.0 of its UniCluster infrastructure and workload management software stack.

# A Canadian law firm suggested purchasers of tech companies are avoiding GPLv3 code to protect their patents.

# Fluendo updated its Codec Pack of multimedia Linux/Unix codecs.

# SGI launched the Altix UV Linux-based supercomputer.

# JetBrains announced the general availability of RubyMine 2.0, based on the open source IntelliJ Platform.

# BonitaSoft’s BPM software is being integrated into eXo Platform DMS’s document management module.

# Distributor Tech Data created Open Tech, a new program to attract open source ISVs and resellers.

# WSO2 launched Cloud Platform including Cloud Virtual Machines; Cloud Connectors; and Governance-as-a-Service.

# The QualiPSo Project released QualiPSo Factory, a SOA-based forge.

# Sourcesense partnered with Sonatype to provide training, support, and customization services for Maven, Nexus.

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