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Twitter open-sources its MySQL tweaks

Microblogging site reveals some of the enhancements it's made to the database technology it uses to store user-generated data.

By Apr. 9, 2012


Xeround scales MySQL for the cloud

A new start-up claims it can scale MySQL for the cloud, making it easier for applications to grow at a rapid pace.

By Sep. 14, 2010


Can PostgreSQL pickup where MySQL left off?

Database company EnterpriseDB introduces a new cloud play for PostgreSQL.

By Aug. 25, 2011


MySQL and a tale of two biases

Two self-interested parties in the Oracle/MySQL debacle diverge on its antitrust implications...significantly.

By Dec. 9, 2009


Survey: Oracle bad for Java, MySQL (infographic)

According to results of EnterpriseDB survey, 46 percent of respondents believe open-source projects like MySQL will stagnate under Oracle ownership.

By Mar. 3, 2011


Oracle loses some MySQL mojo

Oracle veteran and MySQL sympathizer Ken Jacobs has resigned from the database giant, calling into question Oracle's ability to deliver on its MySQL promises.

By Feb. 7, 2010


What Oracle gets with MySQL

Oracle didn't buy an open-source hippie commune in MySQL, but rather a tough-minded money machine.

By Apr. 27, 2009


MySQL and the freedom to fork

MySQL is becoming an umbrella for all sorts of forks. Here's what that could be good for Sun.

By Mar. 31, 2009


Oracle pledges to play well with MySQL

Following talks with European regulators regarding its planned Sun takeover, Oracle makes 10 commitments to help keep MySQL a competitive database product.

By Dec. 14, 2009


Microsoft's embrace of MySQL could kill it

Microsoft is now offering support for MySQL, which should give pause to every open-source company that expects to make money through support subscriptions.

By Nov. 20, 2009