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February 22, 2008

Canonical partners with IBM for closed source database

Filed under: IBM, Ubuntu — Tags: , — tuxicity @ 2:19 pm

Here’s an interesting bit of news from the blurred line between open and closed source software. Ubuntu sponsor Canonical has announced that it is reselling IBM’s DB2 Express-C database as both a standalone software package and as a software appliance with VMware. While Express-C is free as in beer, it is not free as in speech.

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