30 Notable IT Executive Moves: May 2013

Tom Lane

Salesforce.com fired a shot at rival Oracle last month with the hiring of open source database specialist Tom Lane to an unspecified position. Lane is a key contributor to the PostgreSQL, or Postgres, an open source database project that's viewed as a rival to Oracle's database software. A longtime open source advocate, Lane previously worked at Linux distributor Red Hat and Great Bridge, a PostgreSQL company.


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