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MySQL Users Upset as Sun Limits New Features for Paying Customers

Apr 18, 2008, 12:45 (21 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Eric Lai)

[ Thanks to Computerworld for this link. ]

"Officials at Sun Microsystems, which acquired MySQL in February, confirmed that new online backup capabilities now under development will be offered only to MySQL Enterprise customers--not to the much larger number of users of the free MySQL Community edition.

"The plan was detailed during meetings at MySQL's annual user conference in Santa Clara, Calif., during which Sun also delayed until late June the release of a MySQL 5.1 upgrade in order to iron out some remaining bugs..."

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