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Can Novell Survive 2010 Without Being Acquired/Merged?

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Novell's weakness and slowdown as shown by this week's press

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Some thoughts on MySQL and Oracle

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Your editor wishes to take no position on whether Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems should be allowed to proceed by the European Union. Such a decision certainly involves a number of antitrust considerations which go beyond the free software community. That said, some of the positions being taken around this acquisition shine an interesting light on how parts of our community work.

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Making Money by Giving Stuff Away

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Open source software is obviously extremely interesting to companies from a utilitarian viewpoint: it means they can reduce costs and – more significantly – decrease their dependence on single suppliers. But there's another reason why businesses should be following the evolution of this field:

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Open source became big business in 2009

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Open source has long been an important development methodology. The biggest surprise of 2009, however, was just how quickly it took center stage as a business strategy in the larger software economy.

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Evaluating On-Site Linux Training Classes

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On-Site training for Linux needs to be evaluated on a regular basis to make the communication effective and content relative to student needs. This can be done using this three step process.

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MontaVista Eyes Bigger Networking, Carrier Linux Wins

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Linux player MontaVista Software is now officially part of chip vendor Cavium Networks, concluding a rapid $50 million transaction that it hopes will see it better able to go after large networking and carrier customers.

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Sun Reductions Will Hit Open Source Efforts

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In late November, many thousands of Sun Microsystems employees got the word that effective January 4, their services will no longer be required. While the cuts were expected, the extent of the layoffs are more far-reaching than might be expected.

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Oracle Likely to Own MySQL Shortly, European Commission’s Credibility at Stake

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Oracle commits to swallowing but not devouring the dolphin, whereas the creator of MySQL database, who is now with Microsoft’s CodePlex Foundation, lobbies with Microsoft against it

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10 questions to ask when selecting open source products for your enterprise

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During the current economic downturn, enterprises are increasingly adopting open source systems due to their significant cost advantages and their liberal license policies. Below are 10 questions you can ask to evaluate open source maturity.

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Simon Phipps: “Linux is No Longer Important Enough to Justify a Business Unit at Novell”

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A look at Novell's de-emphasis on GNU/Linux and increased focus on Microsoft software

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OpenLogic Launches Open Source Fulfillment Center

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OpenLogic, Inc., a provider of enterprise open source software solutions encompassing hundreds of open source packages, today announced Open Source Fulfillment Center, an OpenLogic service that helps companies ensure compliance with open source licenses and avoid lawsuits such as happened with fourteen well known consumer electronics manufacturers this week who are alleged to have violated terms o

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My new focus at Canonical

http://www.markshuttleworth.com

From March next year, I'll focus my Canonical energy on product design, partnerships and customers. Those are the areas that I enjoy most and also the areas where I can best shape the impact we have on open source and the technology market.

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Cisco 802.11n router for SMBs runs Linux

http://www.linuxfordevices.com

Cisco announced a Linux-based WiFi router touted as the first 802.11n dual-band clustering access point for small to medium-sized businesses (SMBs). The Cisco AP 541N Wireless Access Point includes 802.11n, gigabit Ethernet, "robust" security, voice roaming, and clustering technology, enabling a single point of administration for multiple access points.

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SaaS Partners Boost Open-Xchange Open Source Email

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Open-Xchange claims 2009 was a banner year; more than 15 million people worldwide are running the open source email system, an 80 percent increase from 2008. The company's secret to success involves SaaS (software as a service) partners. Here's why. "

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“Things Are Going Downhill at Novell These Days”

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Novell deceives the press just as the company is imploding, as well as getting much smaller

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