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From IBM to… IBM: The short, but complicated history of CouchDB, Cloudant, and a lot of other companies and projects
Damien Katz created CouchDB after working at IBM on Lotus Notes: CouchDB and Me. CouchDB went the Apache way. Then things got complicated…
On the West coast, Damien Katz and a team of committers created Couchio, later renamed to CouchOne, later merged with Membase to become Couchbase, which finally dropped CouchDB. Damien Katz left Couchbase.
East Coast, Cloudant took CouchDB and made it BigCouch. I thought that Cloudant will be the CouchDB company — and in a way it was. Cloudant put BigCouch on the cloud as a service and on GitHub as open source. BigCouch is supposed to get back into Apache CouchDB, but many months later this hasn’t materialized yet.
To complete the circle, today IBM announced signing an agreement to acquire Cloudant — news coverage on GigaOm, BostInno, TechCrunch. Which probably makes sense considering Cloudant’s relationship with SoftLayer and IBM’s $1 billion Platform-as-a-Service Investment, but less so if you consider the IBM and
Anyways, the future of Apache CouchDB is bright. Yep.
Original title and link: From IBM to… IBM: The short, but complicated history of CouchDB, Cloudant, and a lot of other companies and projects ( ©myNoSQL)
This week for Couchbase:
Up to you to decide if drawing a line results in a net win or loss.
Original title and link: Eventful week for Couchbase ( ©myNoSQL)
In just 129 characters, Damien Katz, creator of CouchDB and CTO of Couchbase, announces he’s leaving Couchbase:
Couchbase is doing amazing. I decided to leave because after 8 years of working on this it needs me far less than my family does.— damien katz (@damienkatz) August 26, 2013
Original title and link: Damien Katz leaves Couchbase ( ©myNoSQL)