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Is MySQL's Fate the Future of Open Source?

http://www.linuxjournal.com

It's not every day that the entire technical press goes bonkers over news in the open source world, but that's what happened last week, when Sun announced that it was buying MySQL. Doubtless, the pleasant roundness of the sum involved - $1 billion – helped, as did the fact that most of that was cash. But leaving aside the sense of satisfaction that events in the free software world should be suddenly thrust centre-stage, Sun's move does raise a larger question about the fate of all open source start-ups.

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Sun buys MySQL for $1 billion

http://www.linux.com

According to a post on the MySQL blog site last night, by MySQL's Vice President for Community Kaj Arno, Sun Microsystems plans to purchase MySQL AB, the commercial firm selling enterprise database products built atop the ubiquitous open source database which represents the M in the LAMP open source software stack.

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Sun acquires MySQLL

http://www.sun.com

"SANTA CLARA, CA January 16, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB..."

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Are Proprietary Databases Doomed?

http://blogs.sun.com

Times of change are upon the database market. The major established database companies are being challenged by open source upstarts like MySQL and PostgreSQL. For years, Open Source Databases (OSDBs) have been quietly increasing their penetration, but until recently they have lacked the capabilities to seriously threaten proprietary databases like Oracle, IBM's DB2, and Microsoft's SQL Server.

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MySQL 5.0.51 released

http://tretkowski.de

"That's the good news. The bad news is, it's still affected by CVE-2007-5925, which allows remote authenticated users to cause a denial of service..."

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Speed Up Amarok With Large Music Collections

http://www.howtogeek.com

Amarok is a wonderful application for managing and playing your music collection, but the default settings aren't optimized for speed when it comes to large collections of music. The problems are especially noticeable while trying to use the search box.

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Beginners guide to database administration tools

http://www.freesoftwaremagazine.com

Welcome to an introduction for the beginner to the basic manipulation of the MySQL database with free software. The purpose of this article is to show how universally straightforward it is to get started with installing and applying a high-grade enterprise ready database like MySQL, and to learn how to manipulate it via numerous free software approaches.

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Swedish police save the equivalent of 400 new police cars by switching to MySQL

http://theworldofapenguin.blogspot.com

[Swedish] government officials project IT savings amounting to 50 percent within the next five years – approximately the cost of 400 fully-equipped police cars

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The Perfect Server - Gentoo 2007.0

http://www.howtoforge.com

"This tutorial shows how to set up a Gentoo 2007.0 based server that offers all services needed by ISPs and hosters: Apache web server (SSL-capable), Postfix mail server with SMTP-AUTH and TLS, BIND DNS server, Proftpd FTP server, MySQL server, Courier POP3/IMAP, Quota, Firewall..."

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tips for MySQL newbies

http://oracle2mysql.wordpress.com

"Are you a brand-newbie to MySQL? Coming from another database (or databases)? If so, here are some concepts to read up on right away to ease your confusion down the road. These are the top things I wish someone had told me about before I did anything else with MySQL..."

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The open-source community's double standard on MySQL

http://blogs.cnet.com

Deja vu. Remember 2002? That's when Red Hat decided to split its code into Red Hat Advanced Server (now Red Hat Enterprise Linux) and Fedora.

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MySQL ends distribution of Enterprise source tarballs

http://www.linux.com

MySQL quietly let slip that it would no longer be distributing the MySQL Enterprise Server source as a tarball, not quite a year after the company announced a split between its paid and free versions.

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What is LAMP?...

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Recently I’ve been seeing a lot of posts on digg about installing LAMP. I thought I’d take some time and inform those who are unfamiliar what exactly LAMP is, and how it is powering the Web 2.0 revolution.

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How much does MySQL make?

http://weblog.infoworld.com

"Reading Dave's post on MySQL's IPO range of $600M - $1B, I started to wonder what type of revenue we're talking about."

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MySQL's CEO calls out Oracle, sets Wall Street straight and explains what open source is really all about

http://www.computerworld.com

Mickos [Mårten] was recruited to lead open-source database provider MySQL AB in 2001 by chief technology officer and co-founder Michael “Monty” Widenius, a college classmate. Since then, the MySQL database has become one of the most popular open-source technologies around, used by many of the biggest Web 2.0 sites.

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