This week in Linux and open source news, CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB’s source code, SnapRoute boasts new, industry-leading backers, and more! Use our weekly digest to round out your OSS news monitoring.
1) CNCF announces purchase of RethinkDB’s source code and donation to The Linux Foundation, where it will “live on under an Apache license.”
After Corporate Failure, Open Source RethinkDB Lives On Under The Linux Foundation– App Developer Magazine
2) SnapRoute (founded by former Apple engineers) uses OSS to make data center networking more flexible– and now boasts $25 in funding.
3) ECOMP has been open sourced and is now a Linux Foundation Collaborative Project.
4) Slimbook’s Apple Air-like laptops come with KDE Neon installed.
Finally, a Linux Laptop Worthy of KDE– TechRepublic
5) Red Hat’s growth spurt has “allowed the company to invest in Africa……opening offices in SA and looking at entering other markets.”
- Dent Introduces Industry’s First End-to-End Networking Stack Designed for the Modern Distributed Enterprise Edge and Powered by Linux - 12/17/2020
- Open Mainframe Project Welcomes New Project Tessia, HCL Technologies and Red Hat to its Ecosystem - 12/17/2020
- New Open Source Contributor Report from Linux Foundation and Harvard Identifies Motivations and Opportunities for Improving Software Security - 12/08/2020