MySQL, SAP Plot Upgrade Of Open-Source Database

July 12, 2004

[From Computerworld Inc.]

JULY 12, 2004 (COMPUTERWORLD) - SAP AG and development partner MySQL AB are readying an upgrade to SAP's open-source database that will add support for 64-bit computing, along with new monitoring and management features.

SAP inked a deal with open-source database vendor MySQL in May 2003 to take over much of the development, support and marketing of the SAP DB software, which MySQL renamed MaxDB.

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