Ubuntu 14.04 LTS Will Keep MySQL 5.5 Despite MariaDB's Success

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http://news.softpedia.com – The Ubuntu Developer Summit that just ended has revealed another piece of interesting information regarding a very important feature, especially for the users of the server edition. Canonical will not be using the relatively new MariaDB.MariaDB is a community fork of MySQL. A few developers felt that MySQL was becoming too closed for their liking and because the license allowed them, they developed a fork called MariaDB. This new fork has already been adopted by quite a few distrib... (read more) (IT news)