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Reasons I Believe the Community Should Support the Oracle-Sun Deal

http://www.groklaw.net

Monty Widenius has posted a press release, urging Oracle to sell MySQL to a third party, and there is a link to the materials that he and Florian Mueller, who is working with him, provided to the EU Commission, which appears to have influenced it to delay approval. I've been reading all I can find on this topic, and I'd like to tell you why I think the community should support the Oracle deal.

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FSFE: Solution for Oracle/Sun deal: Make MySQL independent

http://www.fsfe.org

Oracle should agree to put MySQL in the hands of an independent non-profit guardian, proposes the Free Software Foundation Europe. The Free Software community could develop MySQL to its full potential, while Oracle would not have to worry that a competitor could take over the database project.

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Stallman opposes Oracle's takeover of MySQL

http://www.h-online.com

Following on from MySQL founder Monty Widenius, Richard Stallman, president of the Free Software Foundation, and non-profit organisations Knowledge Ecology International (KEI) and the Open Rights Group (ORG) have advised European Commissioner for Competition Neelie Kroes not to grant approval for Oracle's takeover of MySQL.

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Monty Widenius asks Oracle to sell MySQL

http://www.h-online.com

Monty Widenius, creator of the free MySQL database and for years chief developer of the namesake company, does not want to see his creation handed over to Oracle. In a press release, he writes that he shares the EU Commission's concerns about Oracle's takeover of MySQL from its present owner Sun.

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Oracle Preparing Unbreakable MySQL?

http://www.thevarguy.com

During the Oracle OpenWorld conference (Oct. 11-15, San Francisco), speculation mounted that Oracle was preparing an Unbreakable Linux offering that features the MySQL database — and targets Microsoft’s Windows Server-SQL Server combo. Here’s the scoop.

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Sun cuts global workforce by 10 percent

http://www.itwire.com

Open source hero Sun Microsystems has announced that 3000 more jobs must go, and blames the bureaucrats in Brussels.

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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Mandriva 2009.1

http://www.howtoforge.com

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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Letter to the EC opposing Oracle's acquisition of MySQL

http://keionline.org

We are writing to express our opposition to the proposed acquisition of MySQL as part of the larger merger between Sun Microsystems and Oracle Corporation.
Oracle seeks to acquire MySQL to prevent further erosion of its share of the market for database software licenses and services, and to protect the high prices now charged for its proprietary database software licenses and services.

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Virtual Users/Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL, SquirrelMail (Mandriva 2009.1 x86_64)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database Postfix uses.

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Faster & Stronger MySQL

http://www.databasejournal.com

Typically, when our database is slowing down, we want it to be faster, stronger, bigger and better! With that in mind I'm going to discuss some of the various ways to get there, and hopefully put some of the technology options in perspective.

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Virtual Users & Domains With Postfix, Courier, MySQL & SquirrelMail (CentOS 4.8 i386)

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a Postfix mail server that is based on virtual users and domains, i.e. users and domains that are in a MySQL database. I'll also demonstrate the installation and configuration of Courier (Courier-POP3, Courier-IMAP), so that Courier can authenticate against the same MySQL database used by Postfix.

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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Fedora 11

http://www.howtoforge.com

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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EU fears Oracle will kill MySQL, but is that even possible?

http://arstechnica.com

Oracle's pending acquisition of Sun has hit a snag. The European Commission is concerned that Oracle's will terminate the open source MySQL project, a move that would have a detrimental impact on competition in the database market. In light of the resilience inherent in open source software, it's unclear if such a maneuver would even be possible.

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Virtual Hosting With PureFTPd And MySQL On Debian Lenny

http://www.howtoforge.com

This document describes how to install a PureFTPd server that uses virtual users from a MySQL database instead of real system users. This is much more performant and allows to have thousands of ftp users on a single machine. In addition to that I will show the use of quota and upload/download bandwidth limits with this setup. Passwords will be stored encrypted as MD5 strings in the database.

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Installing Cherokee With PHP5 And MySQL Support On Ubuntu 9.04

http://www.howtoforge.com

Cherokee is a very fast, flexible and easy to configure Web Server. It supports the widespread technologies nowadays: FastCGI, SCGI, PHP, CGI, TLS and SSL encrypted connections, virtual hosts, authentication, on the fly encoding, load balancing, Apache compatible log files, and much more.

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