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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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Created by tony 11 years 7 weeks ago – Made popular 11 years 7 weeks ago
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mattflaschen

11 years 7 weeks 18 hours 12 min ago

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"Our customers are not against

"Our customers are not against us making money; it’s that they’re for freedom. So make as much money as you can, but don’t touch the freedom. That’s what they’re saying."

This man gets it.

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tony

11 years 7 weeks 17 hours 2 min ago

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Oh yesssss... MySql as a company

Oh yesssss...
MySql as a company simply didn't deserve the InnoDB "trick". That was just so bad, I couldn't believe it.

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mattflaschen

11 years 7 weeks 7 hours 9 min ago

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What trick?

What trick?

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anna

11 years 7 weeks 5 hours 45 min ago

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I think tonys talking about Oracle

I think tonys talking about Oracle that bought InnoDB and then the licensing deal was uncertain, for what I remember MySql lives off dual-licensing and they don't own the (C) for InnoDB, and now Oracle does. So they were looking for a replacement engine. First comment! But I am not really a geek.