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CockroachDB changes its open-source licensing model

Cockroach Labs has announced that it is switching CockroachDB away from the Apache License version 2 (APL). According to Cockroach Labs, its business model has long relied on the assumption that “companies could build a business around a strong open source core product without a much larger technology platform company coming along and offering the same product as a service.” But this is no longer the case, the company explained....

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Managed CockroachDB launches as a geo-distributed database-as-a-service

In an effort to make data easy, Cockroach Labs has released a fully hosted and fully managed version of CockroachDB. Cloud agnostic and available on both AWS and GCP, Managed CockroachDB will enable development teams to focus on building scalable applications without having to worry about infrastructure operations. While the team believes that getting started with CockroachDB is a seamless process, it recognizes that not all customers...

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Timescale is leading the next wave of NYC database tech

Data is the lifeblood of the modern corporation, yet acquiring, storing, processing, and analyzing it remains a remarkably challenging and expensive project. Every time data infrastructure finally catches up with the streams of information pouring in, another source and more demanding decision-making makes the existing technology obsolete. Few cities rely on data the same way as New York City, nor has any other city so shaped the...