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BW: ...SWsoft and MySQL to Jointly Develop Library Version Of MySQL & OLEDB Provider For MySQL

Aug 03, 2000, 21:26 (0 Talkback[s])


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"SWsoft, an advanced software development company which offers broad range of software development services, announced the beta release of ODBC driver for Btrieve based on the popular MySQL (www.mysql.com ;) database engine.

"The driver extends SWsoft's product line of add-on products for Btrieve started with earlier release of OLEDB provider for Btrieve. ... The driver also provides a way for Btrieve users to use MySQL engine without any changes to existing data files. "The SWsoft's decision to use MySQL for developing its Btrieve ODBC driver signifies the popularity of MySQL engine and gives Btrieve users a freedom to choose a relational engine that best suits their needs without making significant investments," said Monty Widenius, project leader on MySQL."

"SWsoft and MySQL also announced joint plans to develop library version of MySQL engine. "Library version of MySQL will allow software developers to embed MySQL into their application and add reliability and performance to their applications," said Stanislav Protassov, Director of Engineering at SWsoft. In addition to library version of MySQL, SWsoft will also develop OLEDB provider for MySQL to be distributed under open-source GPL license. The provider will be based on Btrieve OLEDB provider developed by SWsoft and used by hundreds developers worldwide. The target release for beta of the product is August 2000."

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