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Re: mysql woes

From: Simon Riggs <simon(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>
To: Jan Wieck <JanWieck(at)yahoo(dot)com>
Cc: Robert Bernier <robert(dot)bernier5(at)sympatico(dot)ca>,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: mysql woes
Date: 2005-10-12 20:18:40
Message-ID: 1129148320.8300.587.camel@localhost.localdomain (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-advocacy
On Wed, 2005-10-12 at 12:34 -0400, Jan Wieck wrote:
> On 10/12/2005 10:22 AM, Robert Bernier wrote:
> > for the gossips among us, something interesting
> > 
> >
> This one is good reading too ... seems the folks at SleepyCat are having 
> a good time:

So, MySQL is not dead, but MySQL AB seems like it might be about to be.

Dual licencing relies upon MySQL's ability to sell product, which they
can only do now if i) they sell you MySQL without InnoDB or ii) Oracle
lets them charge money. Nobody would want to pay much for MySQL without
InnoDB, leaving MySQL AB beholden to Oracle.

Checkmate, Larry. Nice moves.

Best Regards, Simon Riggs

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