Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/12/28/open_season_8/

IBM to make massive Ubuntu server play?

It's Red Hat's worst nightmare

By Ashlee Vance

Posted in Open Season, 28th December 2007 20:22 GMT

Radio Reg Forget wasting time with open source software minutiae. Episode 8 of Open Season dives right into the real things that matter - like food.

Mulesource CEO Dave Rosenberg, Alfresco exec Matt Asay and I fired up our mouths to discuss Tamarind, the only Michelin starred curry house going. It's a delicious spot in London's Mayfair district and worth the effort.

Once finished trying to score a free meal, we turned back to open source software looking at things such as Yahoo!'s sponsorship of the Apache Software Foundation, Red Hat's woes (we recorded this before the new CEO splash) and Google's bid for brain domination.

Part of the Red Hat discussion included speculation about IBM going whole hog with Ubuntu on the server. Dave and Matt say this will happen sooner than we think. I'm skeptical.

Er, we also revealed that Dave has a stalker and rated the top open source companies.

As always, you'll find links to the topics discussed in the notes down below. And with that, please enjoy the show.

Open Season - Episode 8

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Show Notes - The Big Mitch

Rosenrage

Thanks for your ears. ®