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MySQL Not Going Closed Source?

Friday Apr 18th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Damage control ensues as fears over Sun's control and 'closed sourcing' mount.

[From internetnews.com]

MySQL is one of the most popular databases in use today, a popularity that has been driven by the open source community. Some in the community, however, are taking issue with exactly how open MySQL actually is as fears about the future of the open source database grow.

At stake and at issue are the $1 billion dollars Sun has invested in MySQL. As community members question Sun's intentions, MySQL defends its turf.

The article continues at http://www.internetnews.com/dev-news/article.php/3741616/MySQL+Not+Going+Closed+Source.htm

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