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April 11, 2012  7:54 AM

Twitter shares MySQL open source engineering ‘at scale’

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
MySQL, Open source, twitter

With what must surely be described as a relatively successful operational model under its wing, Twitter has decided to publicly release more of its work with the open source MySQL relational database management system. While MySQL has at times come under fire in relation to its ability to scale...

September 27, 2011  3:08 PM

Google VP backs open database processing tools

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Analytics, Database, Google, Open data

News from Cambridge (the American one) this week details the (allegedly) "much-anticipated" Riak 1.0 open source database platform from Basho Technologies; so with our anticipation now thankfully quelled and satiated, perhaps we can look at why an OPEN database platform should be particularly...


April 15, 2011  3:37 PM

Real or imagined? Open source contributions from Oracle

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Database, MySQL, Open source, Oracle

Oracle likes to demonstrate. More specifically, Oracle tries hard to demonstrate commitment to open source in its various manifestations since its acquisition of Sun Microsystems. The problem Oracle has is that the company's heritage rests heavily upon some fairly proprietary foundations -- and...


November 23, 2010  10:20 AM

Sybase and the Bluetooth Android Device

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Bluetooth, Mobile, Sybase

Despite its high profile acquisition by SAP, Sybase is attempting to still assert itself in the mobile software space with the recent release of its iAnywhere Blue SDK (Software Developer Kit),...


October 15, 2010  10:11 AM

Ingres aims to ease open source migration from “unstable” proprietary databases

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, IBM, Migration, Sybase

With the launch of open source Ingres Database 10, the company says that new features have been included to help migrate to Ingres from proprietary databases such as Oracle,...


September 7, 2010  3:59 PM

Ghost in the Machine? No, it’s Toads in the Cloud…

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Database, SQL

Quest Software has added support for the Apache Cassandra open-source NoSQL database, to its list of supported platforms with the second beta release of its Toad for Cloud Databases product. Technical Note: Toad for Cloud Databases is a SQL-based interface built to manage data query and migration...


July 23, 2010  8:39 AM

Canonical on the cloud = IBM DB2 on Ubuntu

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
cloud, Database

Canonical's engineering and professional services for


July 14, 2010  10:15 AM

Oracle’s “stewardship” of MySQL and Java: how’s it going so far?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Enterprise, Java, MySQL, Oracle, Sun

It's almost 6-months since Oracle completed its acquisition of Sun Microsystems and some of us are already looking ahead to the Oracle OpenWorld, Oracle Develop and JavaOne exhibition and conference in San Francisco.

At the time...


June 10, 2010  1:29 PM

Ingres VectorWise To Be Open Sourced

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Database, Linux, Open source

Open source database management company Ingres has made much of the performance gains it claims it can now deliver with over existing database and analytic servers with the latest release...


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