Kickfire is the MySQL Data Box for the Rest of Us

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“Given all the various technology news in the last two weeks, it
would have been relatively easy to overlook a press release from a
small startup called Kickfire, which produces an appliance to run
MySQL applications.

“Snore. Yet another dime a dozen appliance vendor, which will
probably go belly up in a year. Who needs an appliance when we have
easy enough to configure commodity Linux servers we can buy from
Dell, IBM and HP, right?