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eWeek: Will Sleepycat Save MySQL?

Nov 30, 2005, 02:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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"From the well-duh department last week came the startling news--brace yourself, this is a real shocker--that MySQL actually plans to do something about Oracle purchasing its essential storage engine, InnoDB.

"'Obviously, because Oracle made that acquisition, we are evaluating options to replace that functionality in some way,' said Richard Mason, vice president of MySQL for EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa), as quoted in a Computerworld article. 'We're not at the point yet where we can go public with what that plan is, but we will be shortly...'"

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