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October 3, 2012  12:01 AM

What do vendors mean by “scalability”?

Adrian Bridgwater Adrian Bridgwater Profile: Adrian Bridgwater
Data, Database, Hardware, MySQL, Open source, Oracle, RDBMS

There is so much talk of big data and cloud these days that you can barely read a single tech story without hitting a slew of descriptive adjectives usually featuring the terms 'scalability' and 'flexibility'. If you're not scalable today, then you're not going forward. But the cloud is all...

October 1, 2012  10:04 PM

MySQL is “world’s most popular” open source database

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

Oracle has announced what it labels as a Development Milestone Release (DMR) of MySQL Cluster 7.3. Widely labelled as the "world's most popular" open source database due toits high performance, high reliability and ease of use, MySQL is used by Facebook, Google, Adobe, Alcatel Lucent and Zappos...


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...


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...


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...


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