MySQL Update Adds NoSQL Features
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published February 05, 2013
The newest version of the open source database boasts much faster performance.
Tags: open source, NoSQL, MySQL, database, Oracle, update
9 Major 2012 Events That Will Influence the Linux Desktop in Coming Years
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published December 27, 2012
2012 was a lively year on the Linux Desktop, with the promise of more to come next year.
Tags: open source, MySQL, Ubuntu, Linux desktop, Gnome, KDE, tablet, Linux Mint, Calligra, MariaDB
Oracle to Release 88 Security Fixes Next Week
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 13, 2012
The patches will address vulnerabilities in Oracle databases, Fusion Middleware, MySQL, Siebel CRM, PeopleSoft and other applications.
Tags: MySQL, database, Oracle, security, bugs, Solaris, patch, vulnerabilities, Fusion Middleware, Glassfish, Siebel CRM
MySQL Vulnerability Allows Attackers to Bypass Password Verification
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 12, 2012
Users should upgrade to patched versions of the database as soon as possible.
Tags: MySQL, database, security vulnerabilities
Oracle Romances Windows Users With MySQL Boost
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published September 08, 2011
Can Oracle lure more Windows users to the open source MySQL? Can it steal share from rival SQL Server?
Tags: MySQL, database, Oracle, SQL Server
Oracle Gives Sneak Peek At MySQL 5.6 Features
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 25, 2011
The update is available for download, but the company warns that it's not fit for use in production environments.
Xeround Expands Cloud Database Platform
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 12, 2011
MySQL for the cloud enters public beta as global footprint for cloud database platform grows.
Tags: open source, MySQL, database, cloud computing, database virtualization
Oracle Releases MySQL 5.5
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published December 15, 2010
A year after its first development milestone release, Oracle rolls out new version of the open source MySQL database.
Tags: open source, MySQL, database, Oracle, InnoDB
Facebook, Open Source and LAMP
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 23, 2010
The world's biggest social network runs on the open source LAMP (Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP) platform.
Tags: open source, MySQL, Facebook, Apache, LAMP
Are Firms Leery of Open Source Servers?
By Paul Rubens | Article Published July 02, 2010
To succeed, vendors that sell open source server software use 'proprietary' models. Or do they?
Tags: open source, MySQL, open source tools, Red Hat, open source server
Oracle MySQL Investment Aims at Microsoft
By - Reuters | Article Published April 13, 2010
Working to push MySQL's market share, Oracle's chief corporate architect said in an interview that the company will add new functions to the application and boost its performance.
Tags: MySQL, database, Oracle, Microsoft, database management
Digg Moves From MySQL to NoSQL
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published March 11, 2010
Digg decides that relational databases aren't the way to go and moves its infrastructure to the Cassandra NoSQL database with the help of a new migration tool that will soon be open source.
Tags: NoSQL, MySQL, Facebook, open source tools, Digg
Sun Deal Complete, Oracle Says 'We're Hiring'
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 28, 2010
Oracle's CEO Larry Ellison said the number of Sun layoffs will be minimal and offset by new hires. The fate of Sun's 'Rock' processor was also disclosed.
Tags: MySQL, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Solaris, Larry Ellison
The Fight to Save MySQL: Interview with Monty Widenius
By Bruce Byfield | Article Published January 26, 2010
MySQL developer Widenius claims that Oracle's ownership of the open source database will mean the eventual loss of MySQL as a first-class database without any adequate open source replacement.
Tags: open source, MySQL, database, Oracle, Oracle Database
Tech Job Openings: PHP, MySQL, Linux
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 11, 2009
eLance, a contractor Web site, released its list of skills most sought after by employers. Among the hot tech skills: optimizing Web sites for Google.
Tags: PHP, MySQL, Linux, Google, search
Apache Security: A Watched Bot Never Spoils (Your Server)
By Ken Coar | Article Published January 29, 2009
Learn how a smart, dynamic robots.txt can help you keep an eye on those cagey bots for better server security and performance.
Tags: MySQL, database, security, support, IT
MySQL Not Going Closed Source?
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published April 20, 2008
Damage control ensues as fears over Sun's control and 'closed sourcing' mount.
Tags: open source, MySQL, services, software, blogs
Creating a Contacts Database in OpenOffice
By Carla Schroder | Article Published March 24, 2008
The steps for setting up any mail-merge document in OpenOffice are easy; the one potential challenge is creating your contacts database in the first place. But the good news is Base can import data from most other databases, spreadsheets, text-delimited files, and email address books.
Tags: MySQL, Linux, Oracle, data, IT