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Computer Business Review: MySQL Wants to be Ikea of the Database Market

“MySQL AB’s imminent release of its MySQL 5.0 database will
introduce new enterprise features making it more competitive with
Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft, but the company’s CEO has maintained
that it is more interested in mimicking the run-away success of
Swedish retailer Ikea than any of the established database
vendors.

“‘Version 5.0 clearly is maybe our first and last statement of
feature parity,’ MySQL CEO, Marten Mickos, told Computer Business
Review…”


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