September 17, 2018
September 10, 2018
Whenever a venture-funded software infrastructure startup takes the open source route to market, a few questions emerge:
- What open source license and project governance model will it choose?
- How will it monetize the open source project?
- What if AWS, Microsoft Azure or Google Cloud offer the startup’s open source project as a managed service?
At Yugabyte, we answered these questions for the open source YugabyteDB project in the following way:
- Distributed under the highly permissive Apache 2.0 license and managed under an open self-governance model.