Which SQL is MySQL?

Wednesday Apr 1st 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Almost everyone uses MySQL, if no where else on your favorite social network, but the wildly popular open-source database manager hasn't so much forked as fragmented.

[From Computerworld Blogs]

I can be an idiot some days. As proof I'll only mention that I thought Sun buying MySQL was a great move. Boy was I wrong.

First, the crème de la crème of MySQL's developers and founders started leaving Sun. Then, Michael 'Monty' Widenius, MySQL's founder and, then Sun's CTO for its MySQL division, announced the release of the next version by publicly stating that the latest MySQL release contained "many known and unknown fatal bugs. That must have gone over well at Sun's HQ.

The article continues at http://blogs.computerworld.com/which_sql_is_mysql

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