A Non-Oracle Choice For MySQL?

April 17, 2006

[From internetnews.com]

MySQL may soon have another choice for a transaction storage engine besides Oracle's InnoDB, thanks to Solid Information Technology and its SolidDB.

Last October Oracle bought Finnish database vendor Innobase and its InnoDB database technology, which is a critical component of MySQL's database. The acquisition raised the ire of some in the open source community that Oracle could use its new acquisition to somehow affect MySQL.

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