MySQL fork Drizzle goes beta
Oct 01, 2010, 12:32 (0 Talkback[s])
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"With the release of Build 1802, Drizzle, the community driven
fork of MySQL, is now officially "beta" software. The new version
includes an enhanced version of drizzledump which can now be used
to migrate databases from MySQL to Drizzle without any intermediate
files. When connected to a Drizzle server it will perform a normal
dump, but it it detects a MySQL server it converts all structures
and data into a Drizzle compatible format which can be sent
directly to a Drizzle server.
"Other improvements in what is officially referred to as
Drizzle7, include the introduction of Sphinx based documentation
and the ability for the Drizzle server to understand MySQL's
network protocol, which should allow MySQL applications to run with
Drizzle with only minor changes."