[development] Oracle buys SleepyCat
gordon at heydon.com.au
Thu Feb 16 04:07:20 UTC 2006
LWN has included some commentary on this in this weeks news.
It is only for paid subscribers but I can provide links to some stories.
This will allow you to read the article.
On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 22:32 -0500, 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.
> Here is my take on it.
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