Trends in the Open Source Marketplace

The guys behind the mighty O’Reilly network give their audio based thoughts on the Open Source Marketplace.

Tim O’Reilly and Nathan Torkington speak about the O’Reilly radar, which tracks the latest happenings in the tech world. Tim describes O’Reilly media as a company that tries to identify the future and spread the future. Open Source Software (OSS) is changing the way the software industry works. Software is being sold increasingly as a service and software is also getting commoditised. Many OSS companies like MySQL and JBoss have identified an opportunity and want to be the Intel of the new emerging technology by being ubiquitous and providing an essential component of the software stack. [Read the rest]

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