MySQL Serves Up Database Support, IP Indemnification for All - Page 2
Also new is the Technical Alert Advisor, which notifies customers about issues relating to specific computing environments. The bulletins cover such issues as operating system security vulnerabilities, new features, performance enhancements and Knowledge Base articles. The Technical Alert Advisor is part of MySQLs attempts to proactively head off problems such as that caused by the MySpooler worm. MySpooler was a bot attack launched against default Windows installations of MySQL that infected vulnerable systems at the rate of up to 100 per minute. It was halted after DNS (Domain Name System) service authorities shut off access to IRC servers controlling the worm. Some in the open-source community criticized MySQL in the wake of the MySpooler worm, saying it should be held to the same high standards as any commercial vendor. Read more here.MySQL Network is available now for 11 platforms, including Red Hat Enterprise Linux, SuSE Linux AGs Linux Enterprise Server, Microsoft Corp.s Windows Server 2003, Sun Solaris and HPs HP-UX. Pricing is on an annual subscription model and ranges from $595 to $4,995 per database server. More information will soon be available on MySQLs site.Check out eWEEK.coms for the latest database news, reviews and analysis.