Displaying items by tag: Monty Widenius

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:57

MariaDB opens US headquarters in California

MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has opened new US headquarters in Redwood City, California, indicating that it is growing in prominence.

Published in Open Source

MariaDB Corporation, the company which came to life as a result of forking the open source MySQL database before it was taken over by Oracle, has released its Enterprise Server 10.4 codenamed Restful Nights as it claims to provide peace of mind to business users.

Published in Business Software
Friday, 14 September 2018 10:44

Catalyst acquires MySQL service provider Open Query

A Queensland-based provider of services around MySQL, MariaDB and related services has been bought by Catalyst IT Australia.

Published in Deals

The end of Solaris, the UNIX-like operating system developed by Sun Microsystems, is nigh, with the core talent associated with the OS and its SPARC hardware being laid off by Oracle on Friday.

Published in Open Sauce
Friday, 16 December 2016 09:03

MariaDB adds support for big data analytics

MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has announced the release of MariaDB ColumnStore 1.0, a columnar storage engine.

Published in Business Software
Thursday, 06 October 2016 09:18

MariaDB MaxScale adds real-time data streaming

MariaDB Corporation, the database company born as a result of forking the well-known open-source MySQL database, has released a new version of its MaxScale proxy software.

Published in Business Software
Monday, 22 August 2016 10:15

MariaDB open-source credentials take a hit

The open-source credentials of MariaDB, the database company that was born as a fork from MySQL, have taken a hit after it announced that it would be releasing the new version of its MaxScale database proxy software under a proprietary licence.

Published in Open Sauce
Sunday, 10 July 2016 21:33

MariaDB continues growth through 2016

Open-source database company MariaDB has continued its 2016 momentum with the appointment of two new executives.

Published in Recruitment
Sunday, 13 December 2009 22:19

Monty tries to prevent MySQL going to Oracle

One of the founders of MySQL, Monty Widenius, has launched a campaign to try and prevent the EU from agreeing to the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle Corporation.

Published in Open Sauce
Two organisations, along with Free Software Foundation head Richard M. Stallman, have written to the European Commission, asking that Oracle not be allowed to acquire MySQL as part of its larger acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
Published in Open Sauce
Monday, 02 February 2009 05:54

Our open source heroes are humans too

A great deal is being made of the fact that Linux creator Linus Torvalds has switched from using the KDE desktop to using GNOME, something he did many months ago, and something he mentioned in passing during an interview last month.
Published in Open Sauce

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