Once we settle the important topic of lawn management in Texas, we discuss the circus around HP dress codes (and the actual lack of them), HP/Stackato, GitHub and the ALM market, and the odd fate of the GPL in commercial software land.
- If you like video, see this episode’s video recording.
- Grass in Texas.
- Amazon turns a profit, Amazon continues to rip shit up: “Last year, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos said AWS was on its way to becoming a $5 billion business. With revenue of $3.389 billion in the first six months of 2015, AWS is now on course to becoming more of a $6 billion business — and if sales continue to increase at this pace in the next six months, $7 billion is definitely a possibility.”
- Big changes at Citrix.
- What’s up with CloudStack? Matt Ray says licensing in its past.
- The GPL Paradox.
- HP brings a dress code, but then clarifies that they don’t have one, actually.
- In more serious news, HP buys Stackato. No socks, in a professional context.
- GitHub raises $250 million: Kind of obvious quotes and commentary, but that’s a lot of money. “The funding reflects the growing importance of software to all businesses, not just technology companies, and a greater comfort with collaborating on software development and sharing computer code.” Donnie’s 140 character analyst note.
- IDC’s 2014 ALM market-sizing: $1.1 billion by 2017. So all developer tools might be like $4 to 5 billion max … ?
- Twilio raises $130 million: “Fidelity and T. Rowe Price drove the latest funding round.”
- Coté recorded a Kea Company podcast recording, following up on his piece regarding the industry analyst market. The panel had Phil Fersht from HfS, William Tincup and Horace. Probably out in a week or so?
BONUS LINKS Not Covered in Show
- Brandon: Brandon goes beyond the paywall, signs up for a Gimlet membership. Awesome Boring.
- Matt: We put a chip in it. Also, how bow tie pasta is made.
- Coté: Check it out — Bevis Tumblr.
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