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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...

2009-10-20 03:40:00

BRUSSELS, Belgium, October 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Oracle Corporation [ORCL] meets an increasingly vocal resistance to its US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems [JAVA] because of Sun's open source database MySQL, originally the product of a Swedish startup company. The European Commission and competition authorities in several other jurisdictions are investigating the implications of the transaction. MySQL creator Michael 'Monty' Widenius demanded yesterday, in a press release...

2009-10-19 11:22:00

TUUSULA, Finland, October 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael 'Monty' Widenius, the creator of open source database MySQL and founder of the namesake company later acquired by Sun, today suggested Oracle should resolve antitrust concerns over its US$7.4 billion acquisition of Sun by committing to sell MySQL to a suitable third party. The proposed takeover has not yet been consummated because it is being investigated in depth by the European Commission as well as competition authorities in several...

2009-10-19 02:00:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- AquaFold, Inc. has released Aqua Data Studio 8.0, a major upgrade to its universal database administration software that makes it simple to visualize and manipulate multiple relational databases from within a single interface. With every release the application has proven even more valuable to Business Analysts, Software Developers and Database Administrators (DBAs) worldwide, who save time and money by consolidating the design, development and...

2009-09-03 14:56:33

The European Commission said it would investigate Oracle's $7.4 billion proposal to buy technology giant Sun Microsystems on antitrust concerns. Oracle and Sun are both competitors in the global database market. Neelie Kroes, the European commissioner for antitrust issues, said regulators would very carefully examine the deal that has approval from Sun shareholders and the U.S. Justice Department, The New York Times reported Thursday. The deal was proposed in April. Oracle, the world's second...

2009-08-24 07:20:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Percona, Inc. (http://www.percona.com/training), provider of pay-as-you-go consulting for the popular LAMP stack and other open-source software, announced today training workshops for InnoDB and XtraDB, which are among the most widely used storage engines for the open-source MySQL database. Percona's training is the first ever in North America exclusively focused on InnoDB. XtraDB is a fork of InnoDB under the GPL license, with development led...

2009-08-11 10:00:00

New Joyent MySQL Solution is 3X Faster than Amazon EC2 SAUSALITO, CA, Aug. 11 /PRNewswire/ - Joyent, the leading vendor in Enterprise-Class Cloud Computing, announced today that it is taking the proven performance and reliability of Sun Microsystems' MySQL database to a whole new level by offering optimizations to the Joyent Cloud for MySQL. Joyent and Sun's database group have teamed up to create Virtual Appliance templates for MySQL. Joyent's Virtual Appliance for MySQL is configured...

2009-07-22 06:05:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Jaspersoft, provider of the world's most widely used business intelligence (BI) software, today announced the availability of Jaspersoft Community Edition v3.5, with features and updates aimed at helping its community progress their priority BI projects. Jaspersoft today also joins 50 industry leaders as one of the founding members of Open Source for America, an organization that will serve as a unified voice for the promotion of open source...


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  • A spider.
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