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eWeek: Oracle Finds the Flaw in MySQL’s Business Plan

[ Thanks to David D. Huff Jr. for
this link. ]

“Oh, MySQL. We hardly knew ye.

“Here you are, perched on the final release of 5.0. It’s
expected out within mere days; this, the version destined to get
you playing with the database big boys, with transactions and
stored procedures and all those enterprise must-haves.

“Then all of a sudden, from out of the darkest pits of Mordor,
Oracle comes and snatches the golden ring…”

Complete
Story