The State of MySQL

Article Source Linux Magazine
June 1, 2009, 4:27 pm

Even if you’ve only been paying marginal attention to the MySQL world in the last few months, you probably know that there’s been a lot going on. But putting the Sun and Oracle headlines aside, there’s even more happening in the MySQL community–both 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’d 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.