MaxScale has been open source until now, just like all MariaDB projects. But the 2.0 version is released under a new license called BSL, which basically makes the covered work non-free until the Change Date (in this case 2019-01-01), when the license will be converted to GPL.
Looks like open source friendly, after all. The license will be GPL, just be patient. And the code is available. Right?
No. Cmpletely wrong. For plenty of reasons.
It is a lock-in. No matter how many times …[Read more...]