PayPal's Matthew Mengerink: Open Source Essential to Success

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| Our system environment, built entirely in-house by PayPal developers,
| consists of thousands of Linux-based, single-rack Unity servers, which host
| our Web-presentation layer, middleware and user interface.


ebay and paypal dump microsoft?

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| "...definitely looks like a phasing out of windoze and a phasing
| in of apache, to me."

eBay accuses Microsoft and Yahoo of cybersecurity failure

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| Banks, online merchants and technology vendors must work together
| to prevent security problems such as phishing attacks and data
| breaches, eBay President and CEO Meg Whitman said yesterday.

Linux and open source software pay off for PayPal

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| The distributed model also lets the company make massive shifts and resource
| allocation when needed. The generic Linux Lego-block-style servers that make
| up the company's Web tier can be easily shifted around for a variety of
| tasks.

Linux, open source software pay off for PayPal

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| PayPal runs thousands of Linux-based, single-rack-unit servers,
| which host the company's Web-presentation layer, middleware and
| user interface. Thompson says he quickly saw the economic,
| operational and development advantages of open source and
| Linux technology. He now sees no other way to do it.

Mozilla in tie-up with eBay

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| The software group has come to an agreement with eBay which it
| hopes will take market share from Microsoft

Mozilla Partners with eBay, Creates Auction Browser

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| The Companion adds a sidebar display to Firefox that offers eBay-specific
| search, bidding tools, status alerts, an auction monitor that can be used by
| both sellers and buyers, and a page view counter that tallies visits to an
| auction.