Computerworld Canada: Open Source Database Aimed at Midmarket
Sep 10, 2003, 01:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Open source software is becoming increasingly attractive to
businesses that can't afford the cost and complexities of the
licensing agreements for proprietary products.
"With this mind, Pogo Linux Inc., a maker of Linux-based storage
devices, last month announced it has partnered with MySQL AB, an
open source database provider, to build a fully open-source
database appliance, dubbed the DataWare 2600.
"Geared toward medium-sized businesses, the product comes
charged with two of Intel Corp.'s Xeon processors and a RAID-10
disk array, and is pre-loaded with MySQL Pro database versions 4.0,
and 4.1 running on RedHat's Linux v.9..."