First, I believe that Oracle MySQL, Percona MySQL and SkySQL
MySQL (MariaDB) are all great databases with their own merits.
You should probably try all of them and see which one works best
for you. Personally I like Percona Server, but all of them are
So why do we need ANOTHER fork when there are already three perfectly acceptable commercial forks?
b) Community Involvement
c) Serious feature/functionality divergence/disparity
e) Storage engines
f) OLAP focus
There are a lot of interesting and useful things in the database world that are not …