I'm the boards of two companies (Pentaho, Revolution Analytics) that are starting to see a lot of customer traction around Big Data. More and more companies in media, pharma, retail and finance are doing advanced analysis, reporting, graphing, etc with massive data sets. It made me wonder what other areas of the technology stack might evolve with the trend towards Big Data. Obviously, there's new middleware layers like Hadoop and Map Reduce, and we're also seeing the emergence of NoSQL data management layers with Cassandra, MongoDB, MemBase and others. But what …[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.
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Open source in government. Sourcefire announces relationships with Symantec and Microsoft. EPL supercedes CPL. The cost and potential savings of open source. The origins of open source. IBM and Sun - back on? And more.
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# Simon Phipps: Five Ideas To Get FOSS Into Governments.
# Sourcefire’s 3D system to be bundled as part of the Symantec Managed Security Services offering.
# Sourcefire has also announced a strategic relationship with Microsoft.
# The Eclipse Foundation has …[Read more]