December 3, 2008
MySQL 5.1 released with crashing bugs
Wow. Talk about your disgruntled employees. Michael 'Monty' Widenius, MySQL's founder and, for the moment, still Sun's CTO for its MySQL division, greeted the GA (general availability) of the latest version of the popular open-source database system MySQL 5.1 by writing, "I am asking you to be very cautious about MySQL 5.1 is that there are still many known and unknown fatal bugs in the new features that are still not addressed."