[svlug] Guess who has a Linux port of its SQL database?

Jesse Monroy jesse650 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 20:14:52 PST 2016


On 3/7/16, Rick Moen <rick at linuxmafia.com> wrote:
>::::
> Suddenly, in a panic at having been left behind, Oracle hastily put
> together an announcement a few days later that, of course, they would
> release a Linux kit of Oracle8 and Oracle Applications Real Soon Now.
> InterBase followed, Ingres II, DB2, and on and on.
>

Let's not forget that Oracle bought two (2) of Open Source supporters of SQL.

- SleepyCat DB - BerkelyDB which was the engine for SQLite
- MySQL - the slightly quirky version from some snow-bound country. ;-)

Jesse



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