Open-Source Database Adds Transactional Functions

September 25, 2002

[From Internet Week]

MySQL Inc. announced Monday that its open-source MySQL open-source database has been enhanced with transactional functions that will better position the platform to support e-commerce and similar critical applications.

MySQL now includes InnoDB, an open-source transactional storage engine designed for scalability when processing large volumes of data. InnoDB includes commit, rollback, row-level locking, and crash-recovery capabilities that are standard fare among commercial SQL databases.

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