Exactly one year ago, a group of former employees of what was once the company with the most popular open source database, MySQL, came together to form SkySQL, a fork of the project.
The founders of the most popular databases on the web, Michael Widenius, David Axmark, and Allan Larsson today announced the formation of the MariaDB Foundation. “MariaDB continues the project started 18 years ago when we founded MySQL, with code maintained by the same dedicated core team. The time is right for an independent organisation to to safeguard the interests of MariaDB users and develope
Il fondatore di MariaDB (e di MySQL), Michael Widenius, ha parlato a Muktware di alcuni dei fattori che hanno consentito in origine a MySQL di affermarsi come leader dei database SQL, ma soprattutto delle pratiche della Oracle che stanno portando tantissimi ad abbandonare l’originale in favore del fork comunitario, che ora gode delle forze di sviluppo combinate di due aziende sponsor: la Mon
Nearly three years ago, when open source hacker Brian Aker created a fork of MySQL it did not look like anything that was much needed - at the time Sun owned MySQL and the popular database software looked to have a bright future.
Bruce Momjian years ago salvaged a nearly abandoned open source database project: PostgreSQL. Now he heads an international group helping to keep its community growing. He also is a key architect for a commercial database company that supports his advisory group and the Postgres open source community.
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