Author: John Koenig
In 2004, IBM donated the Cloudscape database to the Apache Software Foundation, where it is now called Derby and licensed under the Apache License, Version 2.0. Last week IBM and Zend announced their joint support of a Zend Core bundle containing the Zend Engine and Derby database.
Zend has high expectations for the IBM relationship, comparing it in significance to IBM throwing support behind Linux a number of years ago. Doron Gerstel, CEO of Zend, spent some time with us answering questions about the company and his impressions about the enterprise adoption of open source.