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eWeek: MySQL Makes a Move Up-Market

Mar 11, 2001, 13:44 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Timothy Dyck)

"MySQL AB's widely used open-source database, MySQL, is taking a big step forward in the corporate world with the addition of transaction support...."

"Transaction support is the biggest change in this release. Other open-source databases such as PostgreSQL and Borland Software Corp.'s InterBase have long supported this feature (and provide more SQL language support)."

"Using MySQL's new Berkeley Database table type, eWeek Labs could create a transaction-safe table that let us start a transaction, make changes to data and then roll back the changes to undo our alterations."

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