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Posted Dec 18, 2006

MySQL moves are troubling

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From iTWire]

Open source company MySQL AB, which puts out the well-known database of the same name, has made a couple of moves this year, both of which have passed without much comment.

The two moves - one, a tie-up with Microsoft and two, a move to delay production of binaries of its enterprise product for Debian GNU/Linux - are not remarkable in themselves. But when taken in conjunction with what the company did last year - making a deal with the SCO Group to support its database on some versions of SCO's Unixware operating system - it makes for a disturbing trend.

The article continues at http://www.itwire.com.au/content/view/8163/1090/



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