Panamá City, Panamá, December 29, 2011- The Latinux Cluster, pioneer in open technologies and leader in the Iberian and Latin America corporate and personal markets, by its solutions and services in the areas of education, certification, research and development, reached an agreement with the MariaDB's developers to become the database server documentation' s translation project leader. The documentation will be translated from English to Spanish, Portuguese and French. The agreement was signed by Michael "Monty" Widenius representing MariaDB and Ricardo Strusberg as the Latinux Cluster representative.
After the agreement, Ricardo Strusberg, CEO of Latinux, expressed “the articles' translation will facilitate the adoption of MariaDB in the academic, commercial and public areas in Spanish, Portuguese and French speaking countries. Inside Latinux we are excited to work beside Michael's team, in order to promote free and open technologies use.”
Meanwhile Michael Widenius said “We at Monty Program Ab, the driver of MariaDB development, are very excited of working with Latinux to make it easier for people in Latin America to find, understand and adopt MariaDB. Providing
documentation in new languages is a major contribution to the MariaDB project!”
About the Latinux Cluster.
Latinux is an international cooperation consortium which promotes and develops solutions based on free software and open technologies, supporting, also, technological independence. The Cluster is formed by companies in the area of open technologies, and by universities and academic institutions distributed throughout Latin America. Latinux has extensive experience in the academic area, regarding the implementation and delivery of courses on the topic of free software, and its knowledge's certifications are globally recognized.
MariaDB is a server's database derived from MySQL with License GPL. Its leader developer is Michael "Monty" Widenius, who previously developed MySQL. MariaDB is fully compatible with MySQL. Indeed, it has the same commands, interfaces, APIs, and libraries.