InformationWeek on Urlocker

March 5, 2010

[This article was first published on Revolutions, and kindly contributed to R-bloggers]. (You can report issue about the content on this page here)
Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.

InformationWeek published today a profile of Zack Urlocker, the former MySQL executive who recently joined REvolution’s board:

Former MySQL staffer Zack Urlocker is going to try to do for predictive analytics what he once did for relational database systems: bring open source code to a user population that hasn’t necessarily had access to the technology before.

REvolution Computing of Palo Alto aims to move the R open source code beyond use by researchers and academics into the enterprise, challenging other suppliers of predictive analytics with open source as a disruptive force.

Urlocker was a key member of the MySQL AB team that built the open source firm up from a penniless free download agency to a company with $100 million in revenues.

The rest of the article provides more details of Zack’s history with Oracle née Sun née MySQL, and the experiences there he brings to bear here at REvolution.

InformationWeek: MySQL’s Urlocker Joins Revolution Board

To leave a comment for the author, please follow the link and comment on their blog: Revolutions. offers daily e-mail updates about R news and tutorials about learning R and many other topics. Click here if you're looking to post or find an R/data-science job.
Want to share your content on R-bloggers? click here if you have a blog, or here if you don't.

If you got this far, why not subscribe for updates from the site? Choose your flavor: e-mail, twitter, RSS, or facebook...

Tags: ,

Comments are closed.

Search R-bloggers


Never miss an update!
Subscribe to R-bloggers to receive
e-mails with the latest R posts.
(You will not see this message again.)

Click here to close (This popup will not appear again)