Akiban is Now Open Source
I’ve written a lot about the work I do for Akiban with Drupal in the past and many people would ask if Akiban was open source software. Well in the last few weeks we actually open sourced our database server. We also have downloads for various platforms such as Windows and OSX besides binary packages for Linux variants.
sudo apt-get install -y python-software-properties sudo apt-key adv --keyserver keyserver.ubuntu.com --recv 0AA4244A sudo add-apt-repository "deb http://software.akiban.com/apt-public/ lucid main" sudo apt-get update sudo apt-get install -y akiban-server postgresql-client
Some of the things included in our open source database are:
We are also working on offering on a service offering for our database server so there will be no need to manage an installation yourself. If you are interested in trying our service in its current beta form, please let me know in the comments or hit me up on twitter and I’d be happy to hook you up or just visit our website. We also have a public mailing list for the Akiban project if you try anything out and have any questions.
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