As MongoDB® has changed their license from AGPL to SSPL many are concerned by this change, and by how sudden it has been. Will SSPL be protective enough for MongoDB, or will the next change be to go to an altogether proprietary license? According to our poll, many are going to explore MongoDB alternatives. This […]Read more
As you may have heard, MongoDB recently changed the license for MongoDB Community version from AGPL to SSPL. In order to better serve our users and customers, we’d like to ask about your plans.
Please select the answer that best describes your current thinking as a MongoDB user:
In the light of the MongoDB license changes…
MongoDB, Inc. announced it has elected to change its license for MongoDB Community Server from AGPLv3 to a new license type they have created called a “Server Side Public License (SSPL)” citing the need to have a license better suited for the age of Software-as-a-Service.
First, it is important to state that MongoDB, Inc. is […]
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There has been a lot of talk around licenses in open source software, and it has hit the database world in the past weeks. Redis Labs relicensed some AGPL software to the Commons Clause (in […]
This is rather a theoretical interest for me for now (what else to do Friday evening) , but I see how it can be used in current dual-licensed mixed open / closed source storage engines MySQL world.
So problem is:
Let’s keep MySQL aside for simplicity and imagine we have fully open-source GPLvX licensed “MoonOffice” […]