Look out, Oracle: SkySQL and MariaDB join forces

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Apr 23, 2013 10:20 PM EDT
ZDNet; By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols
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When Oracle bought Sun, one of the reasons was to gain control of MySQL, the most popular open-source database management system (DBMS). It didn't work. Some of MySQL's founders and top programmers had already left to create the MySQL fork, MariaDB, while others started SkySQL, a MySQL and MariaDB support company. Now, the old core MySQL developers have rejoined forces.

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