Archive for July, 2008

LinkedIn Buys Into MySQL

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LinkedIn Buys Into MySQL

Hot on the heels of news that SquareSpace is using Oracle, comes news that LinkedIn is going whole hog with MySQL.

Actually, you could say that LinkedIn is buying into Sun. They are buying the MySQL Enterprise subscription and they’ll be running MySQL on Sparc servers and Solaris 10. They’ve signed up for Sun Professional Services, MySQL Professional Services, and Solaris Everywhere. I guess you could say that signed up for the full monty. ;-) Pun … Read the rest!

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Please take a 25 question survey

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Help Me Out – Take a survey

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New Definitions

I added a bunch of new definitions.  I finally added Oracle.

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More in the glossary

I have added quite a few new words to the glossary and fixed several misspellings around the site.
My next steps will be to complete the Postgres and MySQL installation guides.  I’m also taking requests for what anyone would like to see written next.
LewisC

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OSCON 2008 Popularity Contest

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Update on EDB Open Source Database Survey

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Is Drizzle good for MySQL?

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Results of EnterpriseDB Open Source Database Survey

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MySQL vs Postgres, Again – Is Postgres Better?

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Added Glossary

I have begun the Glossary.  It is really bare bones at this point but I will be adding to it over time. If there is a word you would included, send it to or leave a post here.  The person who gives me the most words (wtih definitions) wins something.  I don’t know what yet [...]

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Added new General Topics category

I added General Topics on the lest menu bar.  It will contain detailed descriptions.  Right now it has a detailed description of replication and drills down into Oracle Advanced replication and Oracle Streams.  I plan to add Slony and MySQL replication.
I will also be adding a glossary over the next few days.  I haven’t decided [...]

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Not working for EDB anymore

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Oracle Magazine?

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