No, solidDB hasn't died. In fact, the fact that it's now free from IBM may actually turn it into an interesting open-source project.
But there are few, if any, near-term winners in the mess. Certainly not Solid's investors, who pumped nearly 100 million euros into the company only to sell it for (rumor has it) 20 million euros. Or so. In fact, the result was bad enough that one of Solid's venture investors went on the record to declare, "Sijoitus Solidiin ei vastannut sille asetettuja tavoitteita" ("The investment in Solid did not meet the objectives set for it."… Read more