NewsForge: Consortium Brings Open Source Database Projects Together
Jun 05, 2006, 18:15 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
"It's no coincidence that PostgreSQL and MySQL released fixes
for a SQL injection vulnerability within the last week. The SQL
injection vulnerability find marks the first security collaboration
between Open Source Database Consortium (OSDBC) members, but it
probably won't be the last.
"The OSDBC was formed at the first Open Source Database
Conference (OpenDBCon) last year in Germany. According to Zak
Greant, who was the lead organizer of OpenDBCon and who with Arjen
Lenz of MySQL helped get the OSDBC off the ground, the idea behind
the consortium is to share information between the various open
source database projects that can help improve 'the entire class of
free software/open source database solutions...'"