internetnews: MySQL Preps for LinuxWorld with Veritas, SGI Pacts
Jul 31, 2003, 16:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Clint Boulton)
"Open-source database maker MySQL AB Wednesday said it has inked
Linux-oriented deals with Veritas, SGI and others to wrap its
software with major products from those companies.
"The news comes days before the kick-off of LinuxWorld
Conference and Expo 2003 in San Francisco, where Mountain View,
Calif.'s Veritas and SGI plan to unveil their technology
integration, marketing and support for MySQL, along with similar
agreements with Computer Associates, Arkeia and Emic Networks.
"MySQL, which has been gaining momentum as a low-cost
alternative for small database projects and departmental needs,
will also detail its recently-announced alliance with appliance
maker Pogo Linux and reveal the formal new name of SAP DB, the open
source database MySQL acquired from SAP in May..."