Google plans to raise the stakes Tuesday in the ongoing debate over open-source software in a cloudy world with the announcement of commercial managed-service deals with seven key open-source data-oriented companies, including three who changed their licensing strategies last year to ward off cloud providers.

Redis Labs, MongoDB, and Confluent have struck deals with Google to offer managed services around their flagship projects, new Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian is expected to announce on stage Tuesday at Google Cloud Next 2019. Google also cut a deal with Elastic that should raise some eyebrows inside Amazon Web Services, and tapped DataStax, Influx Data, and Neo4j for forthcoming services based around some of the most popular open-source databases with the software development community.

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