SearchEnterpriseLinux: Sleepycat CEO Talks Microsoft, Berkeley DB
Mar 29, 2005, 23:30 (0 Talkback[s])
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Sleepycat CEO Talks Microsoft Open Source Tactics
"How are attitudes toward open source
"Mike Olson: If had asked me that question at
one and a half year intervals since 1998, I would have given you
different answers all the way along.
"When Linux began to be successful, a number of the big platform
vendors, notably Microsoft, launched pretty vituperative anti-open
A Berkeley DB Primer
"What exactly does Sleepycat mean when it calls Berkeley
DB a developer database?
"Mike Olson: What we mean specifically by
'developer database' is that our software is aimed at professional
software developers building applications that they're going to
deliver to end users. Relational vendors like Oracle and
[Microsoft] and MySQL deliver relational databases to IT shops--to
enterprises that are going to run them in data centers. Berkeley DB
is meant to be dropped into applications that either run on a
server or distributed to end users. ..."