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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..."

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