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February 27, 2014
by sjvn01
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Shuttleworth says Ubuntu is sticking with MySQL

Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and its parent company, Canonical, said on Google+ that Ubuntu 14.04 would include MySQL 5.6. I asked Shuttleworth why he wasn’t using such MySQL forks as MariaDB. Shuttleworth answered, “We’ll be happy to include solid code … Continue reading

September 9, 2013
by sjvn01
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PostgresSQL: The Other big open-source database has a new release

When you think about open-source database management systems (DBMS), you probably think about Oracle’s MySQL and its great rival/fork MariaDB. That’s thinking too small. There’s another great, enterprise capable DBMS, PostgreSQL, and its latest, greatest release PostgreSQL 9.3, has just … Continue reading