AWS has introduced a new service, Amazon DocumentDB, which is compatible with MongoDB, providing what the cloud giant says is a fast, scalable, highly available and fully managed document database service that supports MongoDB workloads.
The move to create a MongoDB compatible database that runs as an AWS service appears to be in response to changes in the way MongoDB's and other open source databases are now licensed.
In October 2018, Eliot Horowitz, chief technology officer and founder of MongoDB, changed the open source licensing used for MongoDB to reflect the risk of the company's service revenue being gobbled up by public cloud providers. To protect its revenue, MongoDB introduce a server-side public licence.
In a blog post explaining the ...
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Jan 11, 2019 6:00 AM 3+ mon ago