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TechCrunch: "Google contributes its gRPC framework to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation" March 2, 2017
Google today announced that it is donating gRPC, its high performance remote procedure call (RPC) framework, to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The CNCF is already the open-source home of the Google-incubated Kubernetes container orchestration tool and...

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Forbes: "gRPC – The protocol Of microservices joins the Cloud Native Computing Foundation" March 2, 2017
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced that it is adding the gRPC open source protocol to its existing list of projects. The Technical Oversight Committee voted for gRPC, making it the sixth project managed by the foundation.

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The New Stack: "CNCF rescues the Orphaned RethinkDB database from Copyleft Oblivion" February 8, 2017
An open source database left orphaned after a company bankruptcy has found a new lease on life thanks to the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF). The CNCF has purchased the source code and copyright to the RethinkDBNoSQL database,...

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ADT Mag: "After corporate failure, open source RethinkDB lives on under The Linux Foundation" February 7, 2017
When his company that backed the open source NoSQL RethinkDB project failed commercially last October, co-founder Slava Akhmechet said: “We’re brainstorming together how to transition RethinkDB to a self-sustaining open source project … if there is a way...

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SD Times: "CNCF saves RethinkDB by purchasing code and contributing it to the Linux Foundation" February 6, 2017
CNCF paid US$25,000 to purchase the RethinkDB copyright and the assets, and then it relicensed the software under the Apache License 2.0, which is considered one of the most popular permissive software licenses, allowing anyone to use the...

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TechCrunch: "The Cloud Native Compute Foundation acquires RethinkDB’s source code" February 6, 2017
Here’s some unusual news: the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today announced that it has acquired the RethinkDB copyright and assets, including its code, and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDB, which had raised about $12.2 million...

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InfoWorld: "RethinkDB finds a new home at the Linux Foundation" February 6, 2017
RethinkDB may have failed as a business, but it’s getting new life as part of the Linux Foundation. As announced today, the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) has purchased the RethinkDB intellectual property assets for $25,000, which it...

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Enterprise Apps Today: "Linux Foundation takes ownership of RethinkDB code" February 6, 2017
Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) announced on Feb. 6 that it paid $25,000 to acquire all of the RethinkDB code, copyrights and assets. The CNCF then re-licensed all the code under the Apache Software License version two, which...

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OStatic: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation hosts Linkerd open source project" January 24, 2017
When The Linux Foundation announced the Cloud Native Computing Foundation in 2015, its members already represented some of the most powerful technology and open source leaders around.

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TechCrunch: "Cloud Native Computing Foundation adds Linkerd as its fifth hosted project" January 23, 2017
The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF), the open source group that’s also the home of the popular Kubernetes container management system, today announced that it has added Linkerd as its fifth hosted project. .