BigCouch 0.4 by Alan Hoffman.
From the post:
It is a big day here at Cloudant HQ; we are announcing the release of BigCouch 0.4! This release, which brings BigCouch into API equivalence with Apache CouchDB 1.1.1, has been baking for a while, and we are excited that it is now ready for public consumption. Instructions for installing and using BigCouch 0.4 can be found on the BigCouch page. Users running Debian Squeeze, Ubuntu (LTS or newer) or RedHat / CentOS / Amazon Linux are welcome and encouraged to use our prebuilt distributions based on Erlang/OTP R14B01 and SpiderMonkey 1.8.5.
Later in the post Alan points out that Cloudant is dedicated to donating and integrating BigCouch into Apache CouchDB.
Is it just me or does it seem like at least for “big data,” that vendors are trying to build out open infrastructures? And doing so by supporting open source versions of their software? Good to see the potential for an evolving, common infrastructure that will support commercial, governmental or other services.