Red Hat and the CentOS community recently announced that the CentOS community has joined with Red Hat to collaborate on future versions of CentOS. Red Hat has hired several members of the CentOS community, as well as added a few new members to the CentOS Governing Board.
Today’s article considers some of the similarities, and differences, between community versions and enterprise versions of open source software. Mature open source usually comes from one of two sources of global communities: 1) communities like the Apache Software Foundation that are not directly affiliated with a specific corporate entity, or 2) commercial and open source software companies.
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