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ZDNet: Oracle developing grid management, chargeback features for Oracle VM

Paula Rooney reports on the LF’s podcast featuring Edward Screven of Oracle, with focus on virtualization management.

ZDNet: Oracle architect says there ought to be one Linux distribution

Paula Rooney reports on the LF’s Open Voices podcast with Oracle exec, Edward Screven, and comments on Linux distribution.

“One Oracle exec said there should be only one Linux distribution — Red Hat — and claimed there will be no fragmentation of that code base. In an interview with the Linux Foundation recently, Oracle’s chief corporate architect said Oracle Unbreakable Linux is not a product but a support program and he believes that there ought to be only one Linux distribution — his rival’s code base.”

OStatic: OSS Developers and the Road Less Traveled

Sam Dean discusses the career path for software developers and highlights Amanda’s blog posting on making a successful career in open source.

ZDNet: Software application development

Adrian Bridgwater reports on security appliance vendor Astaro Corporation’s contributions to the Linux kernel as reported by the LF.

Wired.com: Open Source Driver Commitments Made at LF Summit

Paul Adams reports on recent open source driver pledges and takes a wait and see approach

Linux.com: LF Report Highlihts from Annual Summit

OSTATIC: At LF Summit, HP, Dell and Lenovo Promise Compatibility

Sam Dean writes about drivers and the recent commitments made at the LF Summit from some big players

Nick Carr’s Rough Type: Open Source as Corporate Joint Venture

Carr posts on the Linux Foundation’s “Who Writes Linux Paper.”

TechDirt: The Open Source Model Is About Organization, Not Who Signs Your Paycheck

Timothy Lee writes about the kernel contributors.

ZDNet: LSB SDK, aka 4.0, could be panacea for Linux app developers .. and Ubuntu

Paula Rooney reports on the Linux Standards Base 4.0.

“The Linux Foundation hopes that its fourth stab at a solution, the Linux Standards Base 4.0, will make it much easier and less expensive for ISVs to write a Linux application once that runs on all Linux distributions. “ISVs today only support two distributions and that is a hard reality,” said Linux kernel developer Ted Ts’o.”

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