Quite frankly, if MySQL gets neglected in the future, I'll switch to
PostgreSQL, as simple as that.
However, the acquisition of Sun does place Oracle in an interesting
market position - "the enterprise Apple" as mentioned in the ZDNet
article. Let's see and hope the best.
On 21/04/2009, at 6:16 AM, Claudio Nanni wrote:
> We are talking of financial moves here.
> I think nothing will be touched at least for first years, I don't
> see product or services overlapping.
> Oracle is one thing, MySQL another.
> If they are so crazy to 'shut-down' MySQL, the second after there
> would be the fork,
> MySQL could be 'closed', but the community is and will always be open.
> I, myself, I would stop using MySQL immediately and switch to
> drizzle or any other fork, or any other open project.