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From Hans J Schroeder ...@cloudno.de>
Subject Re: It’s been a great ride. Today I’m moving to MongoDB
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2016 21:28:23 GMT
Oh, what a convincing good bye letter. I was buying it until I read Garren’s response.
The “finally going back to C++” should have made me suspicious though.

> On 01 Apr 2016, at 18:50 , Eli Stevens (Gmail) <wickedgrey@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Can't wait to finally see some movement on that Mongo-on-MyISAM work
> I've heard so much about!
> 
> On Thu, Mar 31, 2016 at 11:51 PM, Александр Опак
> <opak.alexandr@gmail.com> wrote:
>> 😀
>> 
>> 2016-04-01 9:51 GMT+03:00 Ameen <ameen.in@gmail.com>:
>> 
>>> This is what gave it away!
>>> 
>>>> I’m glad I’m finally done with Erlang and I can’t wait to
>>> get back into C++!
>>> 
>>> 😂
>>> On Apr 1, 2016 12:18 PM, "Garren Smith" <garren@apache.org> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Haha that is brilliant. You almost had me there.
>>>> 
>>>> On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 8:45 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Dear Apache CouchDB Community:
>>>>> 
>>>>> as of today, I’m stepping down from all offices at the ASF: I’ll
step
>>>>> down as Vice President of Apache CouchDB and Apache CouchDB PMC Chair
>>>>> and I’ll resign from the PMC. I’ll retain my commit bit, but don’t
>>>>> expect much from me. All issues assigned to me in JIRA can be released.
>>>>> 
>>>>> tl;dr: MongoDB, Inc. has made me an offer that I cannot refuse.
>>>>> 
>>>>> The thing that excites me about CouchDB is, obviously, replication, but
>>>>> I think it is SO important that I want many many more people be able
to
>>>>> make use of it. Also obviously, MongoDB is the most popular database
by
>>>>> far, so it’s a natural step to go there and add replication.
>>>>> 
>>>>> MongoDB has gotten a lot of ridicule from the industry, although the
>>>>> CouchDB community has always kept it civil (“right tool for the job”),
>>>>> but MongoDB 3.0’s WiredTiger storage engine is finally catching up
and
>>>>> their distributed systems game is getting there. I’m excited about
the
>>>>> sneak peeks I’ve gotten for MongoDB 4.0 and beyond!
>>>>> 
>>>>> Here’s the deal: MongoDB, Inc as hired me to bring replication to
>>>>> MongoDB. I get a budget, a capable team, and you’ll see my commitment
>>>>> to open source data storage solutions continued in my new position,
>>>>> with exceptional code, docs, a sales team and big customers to finally
>>>>> make my dent in the universe. My job is running the team, product
>>>>> management for the feature, but also getting dirty with the
>>>>> implementation.
>>>>> 
>>>>> We don’t have a ship date yet, but in the spirit of MongoDB’s speed,
>>>>> we’ll try to get something thrown together for 4.0, maybe a preview
in
>>>>> 3.5. I’m sure it’ll be grand.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Most of all, I’m glad I’m finally done with Erlang and I can’t
wait to
>>>>> get back into C++!
>>>>> 
>>>>> * * *
>>>>> 
>>>>> I’d like to say thank you to each and every one of you who have worked
>>>>> on or used CouchDB over the years. The interactions with the people
>>>>> here are what matter most and are what I’ll remember long past any
>>>>> technology we might have been working on at the time.
>>>>> 
>>>>> I’ve spent a few months short of a decade working on CouchDB, and I
>>>>> have a lot to show for it, but it’s clearly time to move on.
>>>>> 
>>>>> So long, and relax!
>>>>> Jan
>>>>> --
>>>>> 
>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> --
>> github:
>> https://github.com/OpakAlex


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