Article: Mountain View open source software unicorn Redis Labs doubles valuation in $110M funding

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Mountain View open source software unicorn Redis Labs doubles valuation in $110M funding

Open-source database unicorn Redis Labs Inc. raised $110 million and doubled its valuation in its second big round of funding in eight months. The Mountain View company’s Series G funding was led by Tiger Global Management and brings its valuation up to $2 billion.

In a secondary transaction, Tiger Global, new investor SoftBank Vision Fund 2 and earlier backer Technology Crossover Ventures also bought another $200 million of Redis Labs’ private stock. Redis Labs provides software and services built around the open-source Redis database, valued for its ability to speed up online applications.

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Article: Open-Source Database Software Market 2021 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities Analysis and Forecast to 2026

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Open-Source Database Software Market 2021 Global Trends, Market Share, Industry Size, Growth, Opportunities Analysis and Forecast to 2026

” The market report provides detailed perspectives on market volume, segmentation, size, share, and growth aspects, as well as the global Open-Source Database Software. This research report includes a thorough analysis of historical evidence as well as the trends discovered in order to identify the major driving forces influencing the creation of the global Open-Source Database Software industry.

Furthermore, the review provides expert guidance to assist consumers in reflecting on their growth policies and making better decisions. This research study includes all of the main driving factors and major trending issues influencing the global Open-Source Database Software market’s growth.

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Article: Aiven raises $150M to manage cloud data infrastructure for open source technologies

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Aiven raises $150M to manage cloud data infrastructure for open source technologies

Aiven, a Finnish company that provides managed open source data technologies on most of the major public clouds, today announced it has raised $150 million in a series C round of funding.

Open source software, by many estimations, has eaten the world, and it now intersects with just about every piece of software from scripts that help servers run faster to systems architecture and APIs.

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Article: What The Open Source Roadmap Holds For IBM In 2021

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What The Open Source Roadmap Holds For IBM In 2021

2020 was whirlwind of a year when it comes to open source on IBM i, with many major new open source products coming to the platform. The roadmap for open source software in 2021 may not be quite as active as last year, but there will be some compelling new technology to play with, coming from IBM and the community, IBM’s open source guru Jesse Gorzinski tells us.

“Last year was a pretty big year for open source,” says Gorzinski, whose official IBM title is senior business architect for open source software on IBM i. “In 2021, we’re going to have some big, big advancements.”

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Article: Can Israel lead the open-source code revolution?

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Can Israel lead the open-source code revolution?

It wasn’t that long ago that the term open source was barely heard among the Israeli programmers community. But a quiet revolution has taken place in Israel. And surprisingly, it isn’t just startups that have adopted open-source code, with larger organizations, including government ministries and the IDF also embracing the change.

Evidence of this revolution is everywhere, and open-source code companies have taken over the headlines.

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