Computerworld Canada: Open Source Database Aimed at Midmarket
Sep 10, 2003, 01:00 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Rebecca Reid)
[ Thanks to Jason for this link.
"Open source software is becoming increasingly attractive to
businesses that can't afford the cost and complexities of the
licensing agreements for proprietary products.
"With this mind, Pogo Linux Inc., a maker of Linux-based storage
devices, last month announced it has partnered with MySQL AB, an
open source database provider, to build a fully open-source
database appliance, dubbed the DataWare 2600.
"Geared toward medium-sized businesses, the product comes
charged with two of Intel Corp.'s Xeon processors and a RAID-10
disk array, and is pre-loaded with MySQL Pro database versions 4.0,
and 4.1 running on RedHat's Linux v.9..."