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February 7, 2017 in News

ADT Mag: “After Corporate Failure, Open Source RethinkDB Lives On Under The Linux Foundation”

When his company that backed the open source NoSQL RethinkDB project failed commercially last October, co-founder Slava Akhmechet said: “We’re brainstorming together how to transition RethinkDB to a self-sustaining open source project…

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February 6, 2017 in News

SD Times: “CNCF saves RethinkDB by purchasing code and contributing it to the Linux Foundation”

CNCF paid US$25,000 to purchase the RethinkDB copyright and the assets, and then it relicensed the software under the Apache License 2.0, which is considered one of the most popular…

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February 6, 2017 in News

TechCrunch: “The Cloud Native Compute Foundation acquires RethinkDB’s source code”

Here’s some unusual news: the Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) today announced that it has acquired the RethinkDB copyright and assets, including its code, and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDB, which had raised about…

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February 14, 2017 in Announcement

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces 11 New Members At Annual Open Source Leadership Summit

End User Technical Advisory Board established to advance cloud native adoption in the enterprise LAKE TAHOE – Open Source Leadership Summit – February 14, 2017 – T​he Cloud Native Computing…

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January 26, 2017 in Announcement

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Announces Keynotes and Full Agenda for CloudNativeCon + KubeCon Europe

Accenture, / Schibsted, Salesforce, Ticketmaster, and Yahoo will speak to the cloud native community March 29-30 in Berlin SAN FRANCISCO – January 26, 2017 – The Cloud Native Computing…

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November 29, 2016 in Announcement

Cloud Native Computing Foundation Launches Cloud Native/Kubernetes Roadshow in Pacific Northwest

SAN FRANCISCO – November 29, 2016 – The Cloud Native Computing Foundation, which is sustaining and integrating open source technologies to orchestrate containers of microservices, today announced the launch of…

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Blog Posts
February 15, 2017 in Blog

Getting to Know Todd Moore, CNCF’s New Governing Board Chair

1)    What does the CNCF Governing Board do and what is your role as chair?   The CNCF is a result of a shared vision by many of us in…

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February 6, 2017 in Blog

CNCF Purchases RethinkDB Source Code and Contributes It to The Linux Foundation Under the Apache License

CNCF has purchased the source code to the RethinkDB database, relicensed the code under the Apache License, Version 2.0 (ASLv2) and contributed it to The Linux Foundation. RethinkDBTM is an…

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February 1, 2017 in Blog

Why CNCF Recommends ASLv2

By Dan Kohn, @dankohn1, CNCF Executive Director February 1, 2017 The Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) believes that the best software license for open source projects today is the Apache…

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