CatchMe - Microsoft SQL Server for Unix and Linux

Today Microsoft unveiled their top secret project code named CatchMe. This is their new flagship database for Linux and Unix based on predominantly the PostgreSQL 9.0 code base, but with an emulation layer that makes it behave like SQL Server 2008 R2. Unlike the Windows SQL Server 2008 R2 product, this version is completely free and open source under the Microsoft Public License (Ms-PL). Downloads for the RCs of these will be available soon. Please stay tuned.

Reporter Dat A. Base managed to get an exclusive interview with the head of the project, Quasi Modo. The transcript follows: