Re: Off Topic: open source databases

From: Shakespeare <>
Date: Wed, 26 May 2010 18:30:53 +0200
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Op 26-5-2010 16:56, Mladen Gogala schreef:
> I guess this is a legitimate topic now that MySQL is essentially an
> Oracle product, too. My question, however, is not devoted to MySQL or any
> other specific OSS database. I am just interested in what OSS databases
> are mostly used in data centers, in addition to Oracle and why?
> Specifically about MySQL, did the fact that Oracle Corp. now owns it,
> lessen its appeal or even increase it? I must confess that I expected to
> see a massive exodus from MySQL which did not materialize. I confess that
> my understanding of the world may not be entirely correct and I will even
> allow the possibility that the Earth is not flat, but this I do not
> understand.

Most cheap providers (here) only support MySql databases. So most of the time, there is no choice....

Shakespeare Received on Wed May 26 2010 - 11:30:53 CDT

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