Linked by snydeq on Thu 21st May 2009 22:55 UTC
Databases Fatal Exception's Neil McAllister questions the effect recent developments in the MySQL community will have on MySQL's future in the wake of Oracle's acquisition of Sun. Even before Oracle announced its buyout, there were signs of strain within the MySQL community, with key MySQL employees exiting and forks of the MySQL codebase arising, including Widenius' MariaDB.
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RE[2]: Comment by snorkel2
by Liquidator on Fri 22nd May 2009 05:07 UTC in reply to "RE: Comment by snorkel2"
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Couldn't agree more. People are more sensitive to marketing than to technical merits. This is also true for web browsers.

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