MySQL successor, Drizzle, reaches maturity

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“Brian ‘Krow’ Aker, MySQL’s former director of
architecture, brings us up to speed on the first stable GA release
from the Drizzle database project designed for web applications and
cloud computing…

“Drizzle began nearly three years ago as a project to deliver a
new database that focused on MySQL’s original goals of ease-of-use,
reliability and performance. With many of the original MySQL
project team involved, Drizzle reimagines MySQL while remaining

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