Interview: MongoDB cofounder Eliot Horowitz - 'I'd like to see a fair fight with the cloud providers'

John Leonard
clock • 4 min read

Horowitz discusses MongoDB's licensing and how he wants to see more VC money being ploughed into core open source

This time last year, MongoDB controversially introduced a new software licence in a bid to tackle the problem, as the firm saw it, of cloud service providers (CSPs) selling hosted versions of its s...

To continue reading this article...

Join Computing

  • Unlimited access to real-time news, analysis and opinion from the technology industry
  • Receive important and breaking news in our daily newsletter
  • Be the first to hear about our events and awards programmes
  • Join live member only interviews with IT leaders at the ‘IT Lounge’; your chance to ask your burning tech questions and have them answered
  • Access to the Computing Delta hub providing market intelligence and research
  • Receive our members-only newsletter with exclusive opinion pieces from senior IT Leaders

Join now

 

Already a Computing member?

Login

You may also like
IT leaders: Computing research 'informs buying decisions'

Green

The latest Sustainability Matrix is 'essential’ reading

clock 20 May 2024 • 4 min read
AWS sales grow to $25bn in Q1 2024

Corporate

Amazon also reported AWS annual run-rate of $100bn

clock 01 May 2024 • 2 min read
GenAI at the heart of AWS Summit

Artificial Intelligence

AWS has gone all in on GenAI – and so have its customers

clock 26 April 2024 • 4 min read

More on Open Source

Nutanix: We're staying true to open source

Nutanix: We're staying true to open source

HCI vendor promises to support CNCF projects 'across all environments'

John Leonard
clock 23 May 2024 • 4 min read
'Levelling up cybersecurity is a team effort,' says Jacob DePriest of GitHub

'Levelling up cybersecurity is a team effort,' says Jacob DePriest of GitHub

But security starts with developers, and AI isn’t going to replace them

Penny Horwood
clock 09 May 2024 • 5 min read
Redis shifts to dual source-available licensing model

Redis shifts to dual source-available licensing model

CSPs hosting Redis solutions will now be required to enter into commercial agreements

clock 22 March 2024 • 3 min read