MySQL AB and IBM Announce Open Source Database Support

Wednesday Apr 25th 2007 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Companies Plan to Bring the MySQL Open Source Database to i5/OS -- and Deliver DB2 as a Certified Storage Engine for MySQL on System i.

[From MySQL AB]

MySQL Conference & Expo 2007, Santa Clara, Calif. -- April 25, 2007 -- MySQL AB and IBM today announced a joint technology and reseller agreement to bring support for the MySQL open source database to the IBM System i business computing platform.

The two companies will work together to offer the MySQL Server for i5/OS, the flagship operating system for System i, and plan to deliver DB2 for i5/OS as a certified MySQL storage engine on the System i platform. This will allow System i customers to implement online and transactional MySQL applications while storing all data in a single, easy-to-manage DB2 database.

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