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LinuxWorld, San Francisco: "Live Open Source...or Die"

LinuxWorld, San Francisco: "Live Open Source...or Die"

When SYS-CON Radio interviewed Sam Greenblatt, Senior VP and Chief Architect of the Linux Technology Group for Computer Associates, live at the LinuxWorld Conference & Expo 2004 in San Francisco about Linux's remarkable rise and rise and his company's highly active global role in the unfolding open source story, he was his usual ebullient self.

Among other issues Greenblatt talked about Ingres: "We just raised the bar in the open source community, by taking the strongest database and putting it back into open source."

There are 22,000 Ingres users today, he adds, some of them in the largest organizations in the world. For companies, "Live Open Source...or Die" ought to be their motto, he says.

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[interview in MP3 format]

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James Turner is president of Black Bear Software. James was formerly senior editor of Linux.SYS-CON.com and has also written for Wired, Christian Science Monitor, and other publications. He is currently working on his third book on open source development.

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