MySQL AB Opens Japanese Subsidiary

February 1, 2006

[From MySQL AB]

TOKYO, CUPERTINO, Calif. and UPPSALA, Sweden — February 1, 2006 — MySQL AB, developer of the world's most popular open source database, today announced the establishment and introduction of MySQL K.K., a wholly-owned Japanese subsidiary based in Tokyo.

In 2005, there were over one million downloads of the MySQL database server by Japanese users. The new company will focus on leveraging this interest in its cost-effective enterprise database (RDBMS) by offering corporate customers and software vendors commercial licensing, production support and professional service options.

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