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Yahoo to open source non-core technologies

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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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