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Kaj Arno

Chief Evangelist, MariaDB

One of the company founders, Kaj Arnö has been with the company from the start in October 2010. Kaj is a software industry generalist, having served as VP Professional Services, VP Engineering, CIO and VP Community Relations of MySQL AB prior to the acquisition by Sun. At Sun, Kaj served as MySQL Ambassador to Sun and Sun VP of Database Community. Kaj is board member of Carus Ltd Ab (Åland) and Footbalance System Oy (Finland) and was founder, CEO and 14 year main entrepreneur of Polycon Ab (Finland). His non-IT passion is to experience the world with his own muscle power.

MariaDB Pledges Cure Period for Open Source Licenses

MariaDB is joining Red Hat, Facebook, Google, IBM, Microsoft, HPE and others to adopt a fair cure period to correct license compliance issues for GPLv2 software. Under GPLv2, the license…

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Releasing BSL 1.1

MariaDB announced BSL 1.0 together with MariaDB MaxScale 2.0 in August 2016. After having the license “in the wild” for a few months we’ve been reaching out to Open Source advocates…

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M|17 Call for Papers

Please save the date! M|17 is MariaDB’s inaugural annual user conference that will bring together developers, architects, administrators and business people to learn, collaborate and network around the latest innovations…

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