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IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

IT Briefcase Exclusive Interview: Getting the Most Out of Open Source While Managing License Compliance, Risk, and Security

with Kendra Morton, Flexera
In this interview, Kendra Morton,...

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Ironclad SaaS Security for Cloud-Forward Enterprises

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Hadoop: Bigger than SpringSource, JBoss and MySQL combined?

February 28, 2012 No Comments

Rob Bearden, new CEO of Hortonworks, the Hadoop startup that spun out of Yahoo in June 2011 , knows a thing or two about making open source software profitable. He was COO at both JBoss and SpringSource leading up to their acquisitions by Red Hat and VMware, respectively, for a combined total of $770 million. And he thinks Hadoop — the Apache Software Foundation project for storing and processing big, unstructured data — has an opportunity to be bigger than those two companies, as well as open source database MySQL, combined.

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