Stephen O'Grady at RedMonk has launched a new Podcast called Hark. In his second episode, he and Agile programming guru Kent Beck have a thoughtful discussion around the ideas in O'Grady's book "The Software Paradox." Even though software is "eating the world" and become more widespread and strategic, its economic value appears to be declining rapidly. Certainly, we've seen a shift in the …[Read more]
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March 20, 2014 By Severalnines
SugarCRM is the leader in open source CRM systems, and has been adopted by some of the largest firms, including IBM. The CRM software includes all sales, marketing and support tools out of the box, and can also be extended to integrate social media sources. For those depending on SugarCRM, especially when deploying in cloud environments with lower SLAs, having a high availability architecture can make a lot of sense.
In this blog post, we will show you how to cluster SugarCRM Community Edition with MySQL Galera Cluster. For simplicity, we will use NFS as the shared storage system (storage1) but keep in mind that storage1 is a single point of failure. Have a look at our previous blogs on how to deploy other shared file systems like …[Read more]
Opscode appoints a new CEO. SugarCRM gains a new CFO. And more.
# Opscode named Mitch Hill as CEO, with Jesse Robbins becoming Chief Community Officer.
# SugarCRM claimed billings up 58% in Q2 and appointed a new CFO.
# Pentaho delivered improved support for Hadoop …[Read more]
Hudson developers vote for Jenkins. SugarCRM turns cash flow positive. And more.
# The Hudson developer community voted overwhelmingly to rename the project Jenkins, and will continue without Oracle.
# SugarCRM turned cash flow positive in 2010 as billings increased 52% year on year.
# BonitaSoft announced the release of version 5.4 of Bonita Open Solution.
# WANdisco …[Read more]
The future of the JCP. A new Mozilla CEO. And more.[Read more]
Compliance. Funding. Financial results. Copyright assignment. And more.
# The Linux Foundation launched the Open Compliance Program, including tools, training, and consulting.
# VentureBeat reported that Joyent has raised $7m in a second round of funding.
# Basho Technologies secured $2m from angel investors in a Series C preferred equity financing.
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SugarCRM. Funding for EnterpriseDB and Morphlabs. Even more core. And more
# OStatic asked whether SugarCRM has violated open source principles.
# Larry Augustin clarified SugarCRM’s approach to open source and openness.
# Savio Rodrigues advised anyone considering SugarCRM not to get hung-up on source code availability.
# EnterpriseDB has reportedly raised $7.5m of a …
Elephants on parade: Hadoop goes mainstream. And more.
# Karmasphere released new Professional and Analyst Editions of its Hadoop development and deployment studio.
# Talend announced that its Integration Suite now offers native support for Hadoop.
# Yahoo …[Read more]
600 new customers for SugarCRM. James Gosling leaves Oracle. And more.
# SugarCRM added nearly 600 customers in the first quarter of 2010.
# James Gosling resigned from Oracle.
# VMware’s SpringSource acquired Rabbit Technologies and its RabbitMQ messaging software.
# EnterpriseDB hired Sun’s former MySQL VP Karen Tegan Padir as vice president of products and marketing.
# …[Read more]
Updating the MPL. Funding for Lucid and eXo. StatusNet. And more.
Funding for Lucid and eXo
# Lucid Imagination raised $10m in series B funding from Shasta Ventures, Granite Ventures and Walden International.
# eXo Platform raised $6m from Auriga …[Read more]
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