Tag Archives: MySQL

Oracle, The Butt Of Jokes

Chuckle. Oracle, one of the most powerful corporations in IT was the butt of a joke on lkml.“I’m thinking a patch this size wouldn’t qualify for copyright even if an Oracle Lawyer claimed it.” see mm: fix noisy sparse warning They … Continue reading

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Shuttleworth and MySQL

“I think Oracle have been an excellent steward of MySQL, with real investment and great quality. Appreciating and celebrating that doesn’t detract from our willingness to engage elsewhere. I think the tendency to imagine conspiracies and malfeasance is one of … Continue reading

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Migrating From MySQL to MariaDB

The outrageous attitude of Oracle to FLOSS made me check out PostgreSQL but Michael “Monty” Widenius claims moving to MariaDB may be a lot easier: “Just de-install MySQL and install MariaDB instead. All your all tools, connectors will work. You … Continue reading

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The Little Woman Gets a Database

She’s been accumulating many thousands of images and the rate is accelerating. Big categories are the family, real estate and the grandchild. For serious encounters she has a digital camera but her smart phone is not far behind in production. … Continue reading

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