Gabriel Cypriano

1308 days ago

Under SSPL, users can still change and redistribute the software, but it explicitly states that if a person or a company wants to publicly offer MongoDB as a service, they must open source that service -- meaning they must make the code available to everyone for free. Otherwise, they must obtain a commercial license.

Two software companies, fed up with Amazon, Alibaba and other big cloud players, have a controversial new plan to fight back

businessinsider.com

Every year, large cloud companies like Amazon rake in billions of dollars — but some of their most popular cloud services comes from repackaging software projects created by other, smaller companies.