About / Sponsors

MusicBrainz wishes to offer a huge thank you to all of our sponsors and partners for their support.

Some of the following organizations and individuals have provided funding, others have supported us by providing access to tools and technologies that have helped us grow. In either case they played a significant role in the success and growth of MusicBrainz.

We would not exist without you — Thank You!

Recent contributions

Thank you to Google, Brewster Kahle, Oliver Charles and Music Kickup for sponsoring our 12th annual summit in November, 2012.


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Google has been an extremely supportive sponsor. They've donated over $200,000 to the MetaBrainz Foundation and they employ its treasurer and secretary, Carol Smith.
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The OSU Open Source Lab hosts the FTP mirror server that handles the distribution of the MusicBrainz Database replication packets, thus saving us considerable load and bandwidth costs.
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Our main hosting provider, Digital West Networks Inc., gives us a discount because of our non-profit status. They're also a really cool bunch of people who provide excellent service.
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Layer42 generously hosts a test server for us, free of charge!
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Splunk provides us with a 10GB/day free license as part of their Splunk for Good program.
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GitHub provides a free Bronze account for hosting our sysadmin repositories.



The following organizations have provided valuable support. We are very grateful for all that they've done and for all that they continue doing.