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2010-09-14 07:29:00

YVERDON-LES-BAINS, Switzerland, September 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Bacula Systems(R), the world's leading provider of commercial open source backup and restore software, announced today the availability of Bacula Enterprise Edition 4.0TM, delivering advanced backup features from open source software for the first time. The announcement continues Bacula System's commitment to offering a highly scalable, modern, open source backup and restore solution to the enterprise, through...

2010-07-14 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, the world's most widely used business intelligence platform, today released the findings of a global survey of open source community members about the future of Java and MySQL under Oracle (ORCL). Contrary to dark predictions by many in the open source community prior to its acquisition of Sun, Oracle was viewed by most respondents as a better steward of Java and MySQL than Sun. Indeed, most large organizations planned to use more Java...

2010-04-13 07:45:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona, Inc. (http://www.percona.com), experts in performance and scalability of MySQL(TM) databases and LAMP applications, announces "Percona Server with XtraDB" as a drop-in replacement for MySQL, with full backward compatibility. Percona's release enhances MySQL 5.1 with up to 10x performance improvements, diagnostic tools useful to DBAs, and more tunability of server behavior. Also included is Percona's online backup utility XtraBackup, the...

2010-03-15 08:41:00

WESTFORD, Mass., March 15 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Ed Boyajian will deliver a presentation at the upcoming Open Source Business Conference (OSBC) 2010. During his session, Boyajian will discuss the open source revolution currently underway in the $19 billion database industry and the resulting pressures proprietary database vendors are facing. "From Oracle's newfound ownership of MySQL, to...

2010-03-08 13:12:00

WESTFORD, Mass., March 8 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, continues its free webinar series with several additional sessions aimed at assisting decision-makers, database managers and administrators with the selection, performance tuning, and security of open source databases in the enterprise. For more information and to register for the upcoming webinars visit: http://www.enterprisedb.com/learning/webcasts.do. PostgreSQL vs. MySQL on March 10, 2010 at 1...

2010-01-22 08:15:00

WESTFORD, Mass., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- EnterpriseDB, the enterprise Postgres company, and PostgreSQL co-founder Bruce Momjian today issued the following statements regarding the EU committee's decision to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun, which includes ownership of the MySQL open source database project. As part of the official decision, the European Commission ruled that according to its investigation, many database users consider PostgreSQL to be a "credible alternative" to...

2009-12-15 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Dec. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- UltraBac Software, makers of backup and disaster recovery software, announces the release of UltraBac Version 9.1. This new Windows 7 compatible product offers customized reporting options and a MySQL Agent. The version also expands on its ability to provide the best in virtual protection by offering thin disk provisioning and the ability to direct write to ESX Datastore. UltraBac's support of VMware vStorage Thin Provisioning allows users to...

2009-12-01 09:00:00

LYONS, N.Y., Dec. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Many MySQL(R) and PostgreSQL DBAs are frustrated by their inability to account for high server usage. The engineers at Software Workshop had similar feelings when trying to find 'usage hogs' among web hosting clients. Relying on years of expertise, Software Workshop developed their own modifications to Open Source MySQL and called it ExtSQL(R). It gives DBAs a simple way to monitor activity by individual users, database, or even connection. ExtSQL has...

2009-11-03 02:01:00

MILPITAS, Calif., Nov. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Adaptec, Inc. (Nasdaq: ADPT) today released the results of third-party performance testing of its new MaxIQ((TM)) SSD Cache Performance Solution in MySQL environments. AppLabs, the world's largest independent testing and quality management company, found that Adaptec MaxIQ (with MaxIQ SSD cache enabled) improved read and write throughput by eight times and increased transactions per second by 6.9 times when compared with a non-cached...

2009-10-23 11:06:00

BRUSSELS, October 23 /PRNewswire/ -- - EU strategist who is former MySQL shareholder and adviser announces Silicon Valley press conference (26 October) and New York City analyst briefing (27 October) -- Florian Mueller wants to "explain positions of critics of proposed transaction in the lion's den" -- New York event due to "strong Wall Street interest in the matter" Oracle Corporation's [ORCL] proposed $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems [JAVA] may be in for another...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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