Some say the Oracle-Sun Microsystems deal will be the ruin of MySQL, while others say it could be a boost for the open-source database. Find out what SQL provider stands to benefit should MySQL users jump ship
In its first release since taking over the non-proprietary database firm, Sun Microsystems focuses on scalability and faster performance. Canadian experts discuss whether it still deserves to be the "m" in LAMP
MySQL AB unveiled a new transaction database engine at its Santa Clara, Calif. user conference this month. The open-source database vendor will also be showcasing database engines from third parties, said Zach Urlocker, vice-president of marketing at MySQL.
MySQL AB has signed a multiyear agreement with Oracle Corp. to renew its licensing of the InnoDB database storage engine, according to a MySQL executive. The move resolves confusion in the market about the likely effect on MySQL of Oracle's purchase last year of the maker of InnoDB, Innobase OY.