I am Orri Erling, program manager for Virtuoso at OpenLink Software. This blog is about any and all aspects of technology that have to do with Virtuoso.
The launch of Virtuoso Open Source Edition (VOS) marks a new period in our participation in the database world. We will henceforth be much more active, publish much more material, have a faster release cycle and actively reach out to the various areas of the open source community.
We have years worth of demos, white papers, articles, a suite of Virtuoso based applications, and much more that we will be unveiling over the following months.
We will track different aspects of Virtuoso work on this and related blogs. In the middle term, we will talk about the following:
There is a whole suite of next generation file server features to be unveiled. These include items such as automatic metadata extraction and logical views on content based on its metadata, permissions etc.
In the immediate future, we will:
The VOS development CVS will be updated at high frequency, in some areas even weekly. Stable snapshots will be made available 3 or 4 times a year.
We will have a very exciting spring, with radically more participation in the database and open source worlds than ever. Look for frequent updates on this blog.