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Oracle Releases MySQL 5.5

Dec 15, 2010, 22:35 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sean Michael Kerner)

"One of the biggest hurdles that Oracle faced when acquiring Sun Microsystems was handling the open source MySQL database.

"There were concerns about how the open source database would fare under Oracle's leadership, but those concerns are now being put to rest by Oracle with the release of MySQL 5.5

""MySQL 5.5 delivers significant performance and scalability enhancements," Monica Kumar senior director of product marketing at Oracle told InternetNews.com. "Oracle is committed to MySQL and we're very focused on growing the community."

"MySQL 5.5 was first available in development milestone builds at the end of 2009. In April, Oracle released the first public beta of MySQL 5.5, enabling InnoDB as the default engine for MySQL."

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