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What is a relational database?

Relational databases underpin many applications and software, but what is it?
18 Jul 2019
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Oracle issues 78 vulnerability patches

Combined with Microsoft and Adobe patches, Oracle has made IT departments' lives a little harder this month.
17 Jan 2012
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MySQL
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Oracle quiet on MySQL.com hack claims

Larry Ellison's firm neither confirms nor denies MySQL.com has been hacked again.
7 Dec 2011
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MySQL
Security

MySQL.com hacked again

MySQL.com is found serving malware after the second known hack on the website this year.
27 Sep 2011
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MySQL hit by irony attack

MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
28 Mar 2011
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public sector

Anti-Oracle acquisition campaign moves east

The founder of MySQL is continuing his campaign to stop Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
18 Jan 2010
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MySQL creator petitions against Oracle

Following his attempts to make people email the European Commission, Michael ‘Monty’ Widenius has now started a petition against Oracle’s acquisition …
4 Jan 2010
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Storage technology
Server & storage

Sun focuses on flash based storage

Sun has released a new high-performance flash storage array to help run MySQL and Oracle, while its acquisition hangs in the balance.
13 Oct 2009
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public sector

UK lags behind in open source adoption

Survey results released today have shown the UK is lagging behind the rest of Europe when it comes to adopting open source software within small and m…
30 Sep 2009
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Server & storage

MySQL alliance announced

The "Open Database Allaince" was announced today with plans to bring together the MySQL community.
15 May 2009
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Business strategy

MySQL boss leaves Sun

The database guru becomes the latest high-profile figure to leave the Sun in the last few months.
9 Feb 2009
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GNU/Solaris - When the fun begins...

Sun Microsystems has purchased MySQL and released Java under the GPL. Chief executive Jonathan Schwartz has also speculated that there could be a futu…
21 Jan 2008