Linux Magazine: Taking Open Source to the Bank

“Open source vendors are often asked how they make money if
their software is free. Well, believe it or not, open source and
profit are not oxymorons. In fact, several open source vendors are
making money, growing in size, revenue, installed base, and

“While products, business models, and licenses differ, companies
such as MySQL AB (creators of the MySQL database), Sleepycat
Software (creators of Berkeley DB and Berkeley DB XML), and
Trolltech (proprietors of Qt and Qtopia) are proving that you can
take open source to the bank. Cha-ching…!”


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