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Startup Aerospike has guzzled $20m in filthy valley lucre. And it'll use the cash to fund its assault on database incumbents, namely making its flash-oriented NoSQL software open source. The company told The Reg on Tuesday that this is not some crazy plan: its decision to publish its database server code under the AGPL license …


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  1. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Sounds like a shrewd move

    Closed-source alternatives like FoundationDB had better keep a close eye.

  2. waldo kitty

    What's in a name?

    when i first read this, my immediate association was with the aerospike rocket engines.

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