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How Twitter Uses Open Source

techcrunch.com
Twitter’s Chris Aniszcyk gave a keynote address this morning at CloudOpen and talked about how Twitter uses open source. His talk provided insights into how open source technology can also be used in an enterprise environment for scaling infrastructure. That’s an emerging topic of interest in the enterprise world. Aniszcyk reviewed...
How Twitter Uses Open Source

Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push

gigaom.com
Pentaho is moving its open-source business intelligence capabilities to the Apache license to make them more compatible with big data technologies. Pentaho’s Kettle extract, transform, load (ETL) technology was previously available under the LGPL or lesser Gnu General Public License. Apache Hadoop, as its name implies, is offered under the Apache...
Pentaho changes ETL license for big data push

Twitter announces it will sponsor the Apache Software Foundation to promote open source

thenextweb.com
Twitter loves open source. In fact, its engineers are known to be heavy consumers and producers of open source technology, and the team has already managed to release a lot of its own work into the community, including Bootstrap, a toolkit for kickstarting CSS for websites and apps and Cassie: A Scala client for Cassandra....
Twitter announces it will sponsor the Apache Software Foundation to promote open source

Pro-Tip from Silicon Valley: Skip the Hipsters and ‘Hire More Fat Guys Who Know C++’

www.betabeat.com
NOT THIS GUY via quickmeme.com Look around your office. What do you see? A bunch of trim, friendly dudes in plaid shirts idling at standing desks, tweeting @coworkers, and interacting with other humans IRL? If so, that needs to be rectified. Immediately, advises Michael E. Driscoll, CEO and cofounder of Metamarkets...
Pro-Tip from Silicon Valley: Skip the Hipsters and ‘Hire More Fat Guys Who Know C++’

Big, open data: MapR on Github and Yelp's dataset challenge

gigaom.com
If you’re into open source, or at least open data, today is a good day. Hadoop vendor MapR has open sourced a portion of its source code on Github and Maven, while Yelp has released a sample of its data as part of a $5,000 challenge to find the most-innovative...
Big, open data: MapR on Github and Yelp's dataset challenge

Twitter signs up to sponsor open source Apache Software Foundation

arstechnica.com
Twitter’s open source office announced today that it has become a sponsor of the Apache Software Foundation (ASF). As a sponsor, the social networking company will contribute financial resources to the ASF to help support the organization’s mission. The ASF is a non-profit organization that was originally founded in...
Twitter signs up to sponsor open source Apache Software Foundation
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