MySQL is poised to attract keen attention from F1000s running mission-critical apps. A meaner, faster version of MySQL, dubbed solidDB for MySQL, is now in general availability (GA). Co-built by MySQL AB and Solid Information Technology, it cuts response times, boosts scalability, and processed 2x more transactions than Oracle InnoDB, say benchmarks.
Under the covers, solidDB for MySQL consists of the MySQL Server, MyISAM storage engine, solidDB storage engine, and a high performance on-line backup utility. solidDB for MySQL is a product, and includes exactly the same code as the generally-available MySQL Server and can be accessed with MySQL drivers and tools that have been developed by MySQL AB and the MySQL community.
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