[development] Oracle buys SleepyCat

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Wed Feb 15 05:50:40 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
> Oracle bought SleepyCat, the makers of the Berkeley DB that powers
> MySQL's BDB tables.
> Previously, they bought InnoBase, makers of InnoDB.
> This can spell financial trouble for MySQL AB (the company), since
> they rely on Inno
> for non-GPL licensed versions.
> MyISAM is still there, but for commerical applications, this may be bad news.

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