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Former MySQL boss: Code 'in better shape than ever' under Oracle

May 04, 2011, 12:02 (0 Talkback[s])

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"Oracle hasn't done much to foster a community around open source projects, but the former CEO of MySQL said Oracle's expertise has helped boost the database to new heights from a technology perspective.

"Many in the community will ... feel that it's not as open and open source as it used to be and that's true," Marten Mickos said. "But the core product, the actual code, is in better shape than ever. And I think they will keep it that way."


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