Oracle has shut down servers Sun Microsystems was contributing to the build farm for open source database software, PostgreSQL, forcing enthusiasts to scramble to find new hosts to test updates to their software on the Solaris operating system.
Keep in mind that these were 3 (three) servers. Not 300, not even 30.
The fact that I cover NoSQL databases doesn’t mean that I don’t care about relational databases or that we will not need them. Having a healthy open source relational database ecosystem is essential. And please don’t say or even think that this will help in any ways the NoSQL community!