History of Berkeley DB

In this Q&A hosted by Kirk McKusick, Margo Seltzer and Mike Olson discuss the history of Berkeley DB, which is “a production-quality, scalable, NoSQL, open source platform for embedded transactional data management.”

Berkeley DB grew out of “Berkeley Computer Systems Research Group's work to create a version of Unix unencumbered by AT&T's ownership rights to the original version of Unix.”

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