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Written by Daniel   
Thursday, 14 February 2008 13:41

 The RHQ project will consist of a set of a core set of IT infrastructure management capabilities that could be built into various product offerings

By Chris Kanaracus, IDG News Service
February 14, 2008, InfoWorld

Red Hat and Hyperic have formed an open-source project for developing a core set of IT infrastructure management capabilities, the companies announced Thursday.

Dubbed RHQ, the project's source code will be available under the GPL v2 license, according to a Red Hat spokeswoman. The companies have set up a Web site for the project at www.rhq-project.org.

The RHQ project's roots lie in the pact formed in 2005 between Hyperic and JBoss, which saw the latter company use code from Hyperic's Web infrastructure management product, Hyperic HQ, as a basis for JBoss Operations Network. Red Hat acquired JBoss in 2006, and Hyperic moved to an open-source model... InforWorld...   [Comments...]
 
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