Will Google Acquire Confluent?
Since Thomas Kurian left Oracle and joined Google, there has been a sense of positive change in Google Cloud Platform (GCP). At Oracle Kurian was known to be at odds with Larry Ellison — who was not keen for Oracle to make its suite of software available to run on public clouds such as Amazon Web Services (AWS).
Kurian also seems to learn from Satya Nadella in recognizing the importance of building trust and partnership with the open source developer community.
Google has a long history of developing technology and making it available in open source…