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Monty Widenius talks about why he left Sun Microsystems

Feb 11, 2009, 03:02 (0 Talkback[s])

"This in combination with the fact that Sun never offered me any work contract that would in any way recognize what I had done for MySQL got me to realize that Sun is not the place for me, after all. Will you still be involved with MySQL in any way?

"Yes, in many ways. You can read all about this at

"In short, I will concentrate on three things: Finishing the Maria storage engine. Work with the community to create a community developed branch of MySQL. Network with Sun and other MySQL companies to better fulfill the needs of MySQL customers and the MySQL community."

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