Is Yahoo really threatening memcached and Open Compute?

Like some sea monster that destroys an entire harbor in its death throes, Yahoo’s patent fight may end up targeting open source infrastructure technologies such as memcached and the those used by the Open Compute movement. Or maybe it’s just trying to join the Open Compute party and figured a veiled threat might be the best way. Sarah Lacey picked up the news from Facebook’s revised S-1 yesterday afternoon, and while she portrays it as a giant troll lurking behind an innocent little girl, the other side isn’t in the story at all.

http://gigaom.com/2012/05/04/is-yahoo-really-threatening-memcached-and-open-compute/

Posted on 04/05/2012, in Open Compute Foundation, Yahoo. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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