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.
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http://www.linuxinsider.com/rsstory/59898.html


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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."
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http://www.appletalker.com/forum/ind...=thread&id=611


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.
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http://www.pcadvisor.co.uk/news/index.cfm?newsid=8650


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.
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http://www.techworld.com/opsys/featu...gtype=samechan


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.
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http://www.linuxworld.com.au/index.p...53;fp;4;fpid;4


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
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http://business.timesonline.co.uk/to...cle1354642.ece
http://tinyurl.com/yv4dqt


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.
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http://www.pcworld.com/article/id,13...a/article.html