MariaDB Finalizes Spinoff of SkySQL

Newly formed company SkySQL Inc. acquires rights to SkySQL database-as-a-service (DBaaS) product

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., and DUBLIN – December 14, 2023 – MariaDB plc (NYSE:MRDB) today announced that it has completed the spinoff of its SkySQL business to SkySQL Inc., a new independent entity founded by the former MariaDB team that built and supported the SkySQL product. Moving forward, the new company, SkySQL Inc., will assume development, sales and support of the SkySQL DBaaS. 

“We believe this spinoff will facilitate a smooth transition for our customers who rely on SkySQL,” said Kurt Haberkamp, VP, customer success, MariaDB plc. “We are thrilled the SkySQL product will continue on under a new company, while allowing us to focus our efforts on our core MariaDB Enterprise Server product.”

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Source: MariaDB