____/ [H]omer on Thursday 25 October 2007 22:50 : \____

> Google gets jiggy with MySQL
>
> .----
> | Code-tastic whispers
> |
> | MySQL and Google have quietly tied up a coding deal seen as an
> | integral part of the open source database firm's software roadmap
> | for the next few years...
> `----
>
> http://www.regdeveloper.co.uk/2007/1...le_mysql_deal/
>
> It makes sense that Google would wish to be a major contributor, after
> all, they are a major user, perhaps the world's biggest.


I thought they had used a lot of Postgres too (they use some very basic DBs for
sure). Either way, they have many reasons to improve MySQL because their
returns for improved performance are huge.


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