Today is a good day for me. Today I tweeted that MySQL after 25 years is still GPL and same for all important components: the server, the shell, the router, the clone plugin, workbench !
To be honest, Oracle has been a very good steward for MySQL so far, PZ and Kaj admitted it too. This exactly what I was thinking when I joined the MySQL family and I’m still convinced about it after 4 years… and never as much as now !
If you know me, you should know that for more than 20 years I always praised and defended Open Source! All kind, not only MySQL! I started of course with Linux and then a huge amount of projects where I dedicated time, docs, code, bug reports, chats… As you know I also worked for Stone-IT, X-tend, …[Read more]