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Money Talks: Linux Foundation Pours Funds into R Language

The Linux Foundation-backed R Consortium, created to support the math-and-statistics-centric R language, will soon put its money where its mouth is. The consortium is prepping several new projects designed to advance the language, its implementations, and the culture of development around it. In addition to defining standards and practices for R…

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How Postgres and Open Source Are Disrupting The Market for Database Management Systems

Open source database management systems (OSDBMSs) have matured into viable alternatives to proprietary, commercial solutions. It comes as no surprise that OSDBMSs are not-so-subtly pushing proprietary solutions to the periphery. According to Gartner’s The State of Open Source RDBMS, 2015, the OSDBMS market is worth $562 million and has grown 31% year over year since 2013.

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