The state of MySQL forks: co-operating without co-operating

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Dec 6, 2010 1:37 AM EDT ; By Henrik Ingo
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Summary: Oracle's MySQL is in pretty good shape, considering the circumstances. Chances are the community will be happier with the 5.5 release than anything we've seen for a very long time - focus is on scalability, finally! The community has been able to patch over the problems that are due to Oracle: keeping the MySQL conference alive, retaining the talent within the ecosystem and addressing enterprise customers with new 3rd party support providers, not the least of which is SkySQL..

[Funny he should say that.. - Scott]

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