Amazon Takes Aim at Open Source with Elasticsearch DistributionMar 27, 2019, 10:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)
In recent months there has been a brewing conflict between large cloud providers (principally Amazon) and various open source enterprise application vendors.
The application vendors have argued that Amazon and other large cloud providers are benefiting substantially from open source software without properly contributing back, either in terms of code for financial contribution. With open source software, the code by definition is open and available to use by anyone.