Elastic: amazon is to blame for the open source end

In a blog post, CEO Shay Bannon justifies why Elasticsearch no longer appears as free software. Amazon is solely responsible for this step, and its behavior towards the developers of the search engine is unacceptable. Now Elastic has to stand up to the company as the market leader.

Specifically, the ie is that AWS offers Elasticsearch without Amazon cooperating with Elastic. For example, the name Amazon Elasticsearch is a trademark infringement, all attempts to clarify the matter with the company have failed and finally made it necessary to file a lawsuit.

Amazon Elasticsearch: Fork or no fork?

Eu pact for sustainable data centers

Amazon’s AWS aims to make its European data centers carbon-neutral as early as 2030. To this end, the cloud market leader, together with 24 other European companies and 17 trade associations from the industry, committed to. Google also among the signatories of the self-regulation initiative "Climate-neutral data center pact", which was announced yesterday, Thursday 21.01.2021, was closed.

The providers would thus like to contribute to a climate-neutral Europe in 2050, as is the objective of the European Green Deal. The signing of the pact is also accompanied by a close exchange with the EU Commission. The had already called for the sustainable operation of European data centers last year.

Europe’s digital future