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From lenz <norb...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: It’s been a great ride. Today I’m moving to MongoDB
Date Sat, 02 Apr 2016 07:15:37 GMT
I nearly spat at my screen, will shout you cool beverages when I'm in
Berlin in May :)

cheers
Lenz

On Sat, Apr 2, 2016 at 6:31 PM, Garren Smith <garren@apache.org> wrote:

> Sorry everyone, I realized I ruined Jan's excellent joke by replying to
> early. I was laughing so much I replied without thinking.
>
> On Friday, 01 April 2016, Hans J Schroeder <hs@cloudno.de> wrote:
>
> > 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
> > <javascript:;>> 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 <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >> 😀
> > >>
> > >> 2016-04-01 9:51 GMT+03:00 Ameen <ameen.in@gmail.com <javascript:;>>:
> > >>
> > >>> 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
> > <javascript:;>> wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> Haha that is brilliant. You almost had me there.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 8:45 AM, Jan Lehnardt <jan@apache.org
> > <javascript:;>> 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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