Tuesday, September 17, 2013

MySQL is challenged by its fork

MariaDB has thrown the gauntlet to MySQL (written by Michael (monty) Widenius who also forked MARIADB). It looks like Google will take up MariaDB abandoning MySQL. One of the reasons appears to be a difference in perception between Oracle  and Google. The support for MySQL from Oracle does not match the aspirations of Google, read the story here:


Google is the latest to abandon after Red Hat, SUSE and Wikipedia.

Read up about the history of MariaDB here:


Look out for my next post on a brief introduction to Maria DB 10.0.


No comments:

DMCA.com Protection Status