Amazon is reportedly making over $100 million from one of its open source businesses — but the CEO behind the original software says Amazon isn’t slowing down its business (ESTC)

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Business Insider—The Information reported that Amazon Web Services generated $100 million in revenue last year from the top 100 customers of Amazon Elasticsearch Service, a paid service based on the popular Elasticsearch open source search engine project. For comparison, Elastic, the publicly-traded company that originally created the Elasticsearch software, did $271 million in sales in its last fiscal year. It's possible that when you factor in all of Amazon's million or so Elasticsearch customers, that it did...

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