Open Source Computing

Week 14, Apr 27

This week we will also meet Thursday, 3:00-4:15, for team presentations.

Next week there will be team presentations TTh 3:30-4:45 (right now there is no team actually scheduled for Tuesday 5/4)

Reading AGPL

Everybody is switching to an anti-Amazon license (close to literally, in the DB world)

Over the last few years, we’ve watched closely as almost every at-scale open source company that we admire (such as Elastic, Redis Labs, MongoDB, Timescale, Cockroach Labs, and many others) has evolved their license regime

Everybody hates AWS.

Backdoor in Passwordstate password manager:

Though Passwordstate, by Click Studios, is not open source. The point is that supply-chain attacks are hard to guard against.