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InternetNews: CA Open Sources DB at LinuxWorld

Jul 29, 2004, 17:39 (5 Talkback[s])

In a big step to reaffirm its commitment to open source technologies, Computer Associates will officially open source its long forgotten database software at LinuxWorld in San Francisco next week.

CA officials confirmed the company will open source version 3 of its Ingres Enterprise Relational Database (Ingres r3) under its own CA Trusted Open Source License (CA-TOSL), a variation of the common public license from opensource.org.

Under CA-TOSL, software vendors can incorporate Ingres into their software as long as the Ingres source code is provided with it. CA will charge for support and indemnification as added-cost options to the CA-TOSL Ingres.

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