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

Jesse Monroy jesse650 at gmail.com
Mon Mar 7 20:20:22 PST 2016

On 3/7/16, Jesse Monroy <jesse650 at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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. ;-)

FWIW: The hybrid mobile platform (Phonegap, et al.) would be
nothing without the Webstorage APIs

- localStorage - persistent  key/value pairs
- sessionStorage - temporal expiring key/value pairs
- indexedDB - Better support for key/value pairs - using files (or stores)
- websql - (crippled version of SQLite)

for the unknowing - until recently - "cookies" were not available,
and the use was frowned upon. At this point, there are too
many noobes - "cookies" are available as plugins.


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