[CentOS] Oracle charging for InnoDB support in MySQL : what is going to change for us?

Nataraj incoming-centos at rjl.com
Sun Nov 14 01:32:10 EST 2010


R P Herrold wrote:
> On Wed, 10 Nov 2010, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
>
>   
>> Wonder if it's that they charge for support, from them, on 
>> InnoDB, not for the engine itself. I mean, it was GPL'd 
>> what, five or more years ago.
>>     
>
> As to already fielded sources under the GPL, they will persist 
> under the GPL, or course
>
> BUT ... you may wish to read all the files in:
>  	/usr/share/doc/mysql-5.0.77/
>
> -- Russ herrold
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I've noticed that the original author/founder of MySQL has created a new 
open source backward-compatible replacement for MySQL.
I have not yet had a chance to try it, but intend to do so. See 
http://montyprogram.com/mariadb/


Nataraj



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