As followers of Free / Open Source Software know, there are
several ways of being free.
As for free as in speech, look for Wednesday’s keynote at the
MySQL Users Conference here in Santa Clara on the US West Coast.
It’s by Rick Falkvinge, party leader of the Swedish Pirate Party.
Or download MySQL Community Server, it’s free as in
As for free as in beer, sure, again, just download MySQL
Community Server, install it, and use it. Old news.
But what if you’re lazy enough not to want to download
and install MySQL Server? What if you
just want to use an instance of MySQL Serer, installed and
provided by someone else, with a simple command like
mysql -h db4free.net -P 3307 -u [username] -p[password] ?
Well, in that case, register for a …[Read more]