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How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch

How open source software took over the world – TechCrunch It was just 5 years ago that there was an ample dose of skepticism from investors about the viability of open source as a business model. The common thesis was that Redhat was a snowflake and that no other open source company would …

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The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch

The Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds etcd to its open source stable – TechCrunch The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source home of projects like Kubernetes and Vitess, today announced that its technical committee has voted to bring a new project on board. That project is etcd, the …

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The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch

The crusade against open source abuse – TechCrunch Salil Deshpande Contributor Salil Deshpande serves as the managing director of Bain Capital Ventures. He focuses on infrastructure software and open source. More posts by this contributor Let’s define “container-native” After the Satoshi Roundtable, is there a way to bridge the bitcoin …

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Red Hat acquires hybrid cloud data management service NooBaa – TechCrunch

Red Hat acquires hybrid cloud data management service NooBaa – TechCrunch Red Hat is in the process of being acquired by IBM for a massive $34 billion, but that deal hasn’t closed yet and in the meantime, Red Hat is still running independently and making its own acquisitions, too. As …

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Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth says he has no plans to sell anytime soon – TechCrunch

Canonical’s Mark Shuttleworth says he has no plans to sell anytime soon – TechCrunch After IBM announced its plans to acquire Red Hat for $34 billion, pundits quickly started speculating about when Red Hat competitors like Suse and Canonical would sell as well. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth, though, doesn’t seem …

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The hybrid cloud market just got a heck of a lot more compelling – TechCrunch

The hybrid cloud market just got a heck of a lot more compelling – TechCrunch Let’s start with a basic premise that the vast majority of the world’s work loads remain in private data centers. Cloud infrastructure vendors are working hard to shift those workloads, but technology always moves a …

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IBM is betting the farm on Red Hat — and it better not mess up – TechCrunch

IBM is betting the farm on Red Hat — and it better not mess up – TechCrunch Who expects a $34 billion deal involving two enterprise powerhouses to drop on a Sunday afternoon, but IBM and Red Hat surprised us yesterday when they pulled the trigger on a historically large deal. …

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Forget Watson, the Red Hat acquisition may be the thing that saves IBM – TechCrunch

Forget Watson, the Red Hat acquisition may be the thing that saves IBM – TechCrunch With its latest $34 billion acquisition of Red Hat, IBM may have found something more elementary than “Watson” to save its flagging business. Though the acquisition of Red Hat  is by no means a guaranteed …

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Red Hat Eyes Blockchain For Tracking When Customers Use the Cloud

Red Hat Eyes Blockchain For Tracking When Customers Use the Cloud Cloud computing giant Red Hat may be looking into tapping a blockchain-based system to track software usage. New marketing models for selling software on a cloud platform require new methods of tracking usage, and a blockchain may be able …

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