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Yahoo to open source non-core technologies

Mar 29, 2011, 04:02 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by John Ribeiro)

[ Thanks to E5Rebel for this link. ]

"Yahoo plans to release some technologies, including storage technologies, to the open source community, a senior executive of the company said.

"These are systems that Yahoo built to help it handle large numbers of users on its websites, but that don't necessarily give it a competitive advantage, said David Chaiken, chief architect at Yahoo, in an interview in Bangalore on Friday.

In 2009, Yahoo donated its Traffic Server scalable caching proxy to the Apache Software Foundation."

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