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I want My SQL

Oracle just bought out Sun, and geeks like me fear for the fate of Sun’s open source offerings such as MySQL. Marten Mickos believes they won’t kill it, because they bid so highly on it when MySQL originally went up for sale.

Being that I use MySQL almost exclusively, both at work and at home (not to mention it’s my, and most, hosting providers’ database of choice). I’m cautiously optimistic, knowing that Oracle has been a generally good company and a close ally of Sun for quite a while.

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  1. says

    The next huge interweb meme:  DJ Thibeault remix of Money For Nothing (I want mySQL)

    I can see it now, not rickrolling, but Tbagging…  on second thought I don’t want to see Tbagging… republicans or otherwise…

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