Oracle no doubt got the bang for the big bucks it paid for MySQL via its Sun acquisition. But the original developers of MySQL won't let it die and as developers and customers begin to defect to their increasingly popular MySQL Fork -- MariaDB.
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Concurrent is promoting its open source data workflow API -- an alternative to MapReduce -- to ease Hadoop application development headaches. The open source API, now available under an Apache 2.0 license, is used by Twitter, Amazon and Razorfish
Revolution Analytics debuted today a major upgrade of its R Enterprise platform for handling big data.R Enterprise 6.
Pentaho has open sourced some of the big data assets in its Kettle open source project -- and moved its entire Kettle Data Integration Platform to Apache 2.0 -- in order to capture more of the booming Hadoop and NoSQL business.