Matt Asay has the news that IBM has taken the decision to discontinue the development of the solidDB for MySQL database engine following its acquisition of in-memory database specialist Solid Information Technology. The official announcement is here on SourceForge.
As Dhiren Patel, community relations manager writes: “This in-memory technology, and not Solid?s open source offering, was the key driver behind IBM?s acquisition. As a result, I regret to inform you that, effective immediately, we will not be continuing further development on solidDB for MySQL.”
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