MySQL

MySQL AB to Exhibit its Open Source Database at Oracle OpenWorld

MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, will be exhibiting at next week's Oracle OpenWorld event, November 12-15 in San Francisco; Moscone South Hall, kiosk booth PSP32.

MySQL Embedded Database Server Powers ScienceLogic Network Management Meta-Appliances

MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced that ScienceLogic, one of the fastest-growing network management companies, relies on the MySQL Embedded Database Server for the demanding data processing and storage needs of its EM7 Meta-Appliances.

MySQL to get injection of Google code

My SQL has laid out its software road map through 2009, including some code contributed by Google and security improvements that are due in MySQL 7.0.

Swedish National Police Move to Open Source

MySQL AB, the developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced that the Swedish National Police are implementing an enterprise-wide project for building all future IT systems on an open source software (OSS) infrastructure based upon Linux, MySQL and JBoss. Several existing systems are currently being migrated and all future projects will be developed on this OSS foundation.

MySQL defends paid tarball decision

MySQL has defended a decision to end free community access to the latest source code for its popular database in an attempt to snag paying customers.

The open-source community's double standard on MySQL

Deja vu. Remember 2002? That's when Red Hat decided to split its code into Red Hat Advanced Server (now Red Hat Enterprise Linux) and Fedora. Howls of protest and endless hand-wringing ensued: How dare Red Hat not give everything away for free?

MySQL stops providing Enterprise source for free

"For the past few months I have been providing “Red Hat”-style RPMs of the newest MySQL versions, including the Enterprise-only releases. Unfortunately it looks like that practice is going to come to an end. The developers of MySQL have decided to change the release policy of the Community version and the availability policy of the Enterprise sources."

McGraw-Hill Education Selects MySQL

MySQL AB announced that McGraw Hill Education, a leading global provider of educational materials, information and solutions, has chosen the MySQL database to power the network version of its widely-used "Breakthrough to Literacy" learning program.