[drupal-devel] Oracle acquires InnoBase, makers of InnoDB engine for MySQL

puregin puregin at puregin.org
Sat Oct 8 02:53:56 UTC 2005

Here is Oracle's press release:


On 7 Oct 2005, at 7:35 PM, Khalid B wrote:

> This is quite a surprise.
> MySQL transactions, and referential integrity all relied on InnoDB.
> Now there are doubts if that will continue.
> It it true that the InnoDB code is GPL, but the brains behind it will
> now belong to Oracle.
> Unless someone (MySQL?) is able to rally a community around GPL
> InnoDB, there may be serious implications for the future.
> http://developers.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=05/10/07/2021211&tid=221


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