MySQL drops support for BerkeleyDB

September 25, 2006

[From Computerworld]

September 25, 2006 (Computerworld) -- Open-source database maker MySQL AB has quietly dropped support for BerkeleyDB, the embeddable database Oracle Corp. acquired in February.

From the current beta version of MySQL 5.1.12 going forward, MySQL will no longer allow BerkeleyDB to serve as one of its storage engines, according to a posting on MySQL's Web site late last month.

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