Every time I think open source can't make inroads any faster, it does. Every time I suspect that we've hit a plateau, we haven't. Every time I think I can't be any more surprised by the proprietary world's response to open source, I am.
Such was 2007, a year when open source became more than a marketing buzzword/phrase. Starting in January (and ending, oddly enough, in December :-), here are the top stories that caught my eye in the first half of 2007. I think you, like I, will be shocked by just how much happened in 2007.
JanuaryRumors start to swirl that Novell is in the market to acquire Xen or Altiris. The company didn't acquire either of them, but both were later acquired.... Rob Bearden leaves Red Hat/JBoss to become COO of OpenSpan in a worrying trend for 2007 that saw a steady exodus of key JBoss employees from Red Hat.… Read more