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Open source databases and bug trackers

All software has bugs. I rarely feel scared because of a bug – even famous ones that are sometimes in the news. People should manage software wisely, and be able to workaround bugs they hit.

Instead, I’m more concerned about how vendors treat their bugs. In particular, I care about transparency, and how projects process their bugs.

Here’s what I mean.

Transparency:

  1. Ability to search for new, active, and closed bugs.
  2. Public tests to check yourself if bugs are fixed, and if regression bugs made their way back into the code.
  3. Public version maintenance policy – if I use an old version, I should know if bugfixes are still backported.
  4. Optional: See developers comments, see their activity on a specific bug.
  5. Optional: See which version should contain a fix (if planned) and when that version will be released (if planned).

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Experimental GIT Mirrors of Percona XtraBackup, Percona Server plus Oracle MySQL trees

I recently blogged on setting up Experimental Git mirror of Oracle MySQL trees up on GitHub. I’m now happy to announce that there are also mirrors for:

I’ve also updated the Oracle MySQL GIT mirror to include MySQL 5.7 and the (now abandoned) MySQL 6.0. I include the abandoned 6.0 tree as it can provide useful archaeology as to where some code came from.

I’d love to hear about any positive/negative experiences using these mirrors. Hopefully shortly I’ll fix up the last …

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The Journey Continues ...

I was a leader in the Oracle community who joined MySQL two years ago to learn more about the open source world.  The two years at MySQL were fantastic.   The extraordinary camaraderie, spirit and energy of the company was unbelievable.  I worked with some fantastic people and made a number of life time friends. On Monday I become a full time employee of Oracle, so I've come full cycle.  

Oracle's Commitment to MySQL, MySQL Releases and Development Cycles

The last few weeks I am still being asked what is going on with Oracle and MySQL and where is MySQL with it's software releases.  So I am going to include some URLs to hopefully answer some of your questions regarding MySQL. Oracle's press release on December 14, 2009 regarding MySQL.http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/press/042364 Summary list MySQL software releases. A more detailed list can be

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