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

Oct 09, 2005, 17:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"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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