June 1, 2009, 4:27 pm
Even if you‚Äôve only been paying marginal attention to the MySQL world in the last few months, you probably know that there‚Äôs been a lot going on. But putting the Sun and Oracle headlines aside, there‚Äôs even more happening in the MySQL community‚Äìboth from a technology and organizational point of view.
Coming back from the MySQL Conference a few months ago, one thing was very clear: The ecosystem I‚Äôd long expected to develop around MySQL has really come of age. The expo hall was packed with hardware vendors hawking their MySQL appliances, software vendors who work with MySQL, consultants, trainers, and various related Open Source projects.