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SkySQL Merges with Makers of MariaDB

SkySQL announced that it has merged with Monty Program Ab, makers of the popular MariaDB open source database. According to the announcement, the newly formed company aims to develop MariaDB into a “truly interoperable, NewSQL open source database.” Patrik Sallner, who will lead the merged company as CEO, said, “By bringing on board the talented MariaDB developer team, SkySQL proposes a comprehensive partnership to leading open source database users. We are committed to developing MariaDB into the most versatile open source database.” SkySQL plans to invest in the development of the MariaDB server, develop solutions to let MySQL and MariaDB users effectively manage their data in the cloud and enterprise, and enhance services for both MySQL and MariaDB users. SkySQL also announced that it has joined the MariaDB Foundation – the recently formed organization dedicated to promoting, protecting, and advancing MariaDB. For more information, visit: http:// or

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