Microsoft announced Thursday that it has acquired Citus Data

  • Microsoft announced Thursday that it has acquired Citus Data, a startup that uses PostgreSQL, a database management system that’s popular with developers.
  • This move is another sign that Microsoft is investing in open source technologies,and follows its $7.5 billion acquisition of GitHub last year.
  • This acquisition could also give Microsoft Azure an edge over Amazon Web Services as it would help Microsoft with running open source workloads with more power and scale.

https://www.pulse.ng/bi/tech/microsoft-buys-an-open-source-database-startup-to-give-it-an-edge-against-amazon-web/kveev2s