[development] Oracle buys SleepyCat

John Handelaar john at userfrenzy.com
Wed Feb 15 19:06:08 UTC 2006

Khalid B wrote:
>>>I am much more hopeful about MySQL MaxDB, http://www.mysql.com/
>>>products/maxdb/, which is used to run some of the largest enterprise
>>>databases for SAP.
>>Seems to have referential integrity.Not clear to me if it has transactions
>>or not (doesn't say).
> No. It doesn't have transactions. Only InnoDB and BDB do.
> Oracle played that one very well.

Oh, for chrissakes.  That's enough.

a)  MySQL is GPLed

b)  InnoDB and BDB engines in MySQL are also GPLed

c)  ...

...there is no c).  Nothing changes.  This is a complete
waste of bandwidth, as well as being wildly off-topic
and in no small way misinformed.

Please stop now.


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