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More on the demise of solidDB

Solid was a poor acquisition for IBM. It just couldn't make the grade.

By March 5, 2008


IBM discontinues development for MySQL storage engine, SolidDB

Big Blue no longer loves SolidDB. Is this good or bad for MySQL? Probably neither, though having an orphaned open-source storage engine won't be hugely beneficial.

By March 4, 2008


MySQL under siege and the likely need to "roll your own" open source

IBM bought Solid. What does this mean for MySQL, and for the larger open-source community?

By December 22, 2007