Andy Oram, an editor at OReilly & Associates, was sitting at a lunch table at the recent MySQL user conference. On one side sat a DBA whos planning to migrate from Oracle to MySQL—an interesting trend that turns on its head a once common assumption: namely, that you start with MySQL and move up to Oracle as your needs grow. Check out Orams notes from the conference for more insights into MySQLs rapid uptake, a skeptical look at MySQLs new clustering product, and analysis of Novell Vice President Chris Stones keynote speech on the upcoming Linux client and why “We love Linux” is the new Novell mantra.
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