Oracle, MySQL, Interbase, Firebird, Ashton-Tate and XENIX, oh my!

I’ll try to put together a more comprehensive post later, but wanted to log a series of links I want to revisit. This is a WeB Log after all:

Firebird News: MySQL to adopt Firebird Architecture
http://www.firebirdnews.org/?p=129

Database Journal: “Oracle’s purchase of InnoDB, their release of Oracle Express, and the effect on MySQL” 9 Nov 2005, By Ian Gilfillan
http://www.databasejournal.com/features/mysql/article.php/3561731

“MySQL’s response to Oracle’s moves:” http://www.greenman.co.za/b2evolution/blogs/index.php?title=mysql_s_response_to_oracle_s_moves&more=1&c=1&tb=1&pb=1

“Pressure on MySQL increases as Oracle purchases Sleepycat, with more to come” 15 Fwbruary 2006, By Ian Gilfillan
http://www.databasejournal.com/features/mysql/article.php/3585266

Slashdot’s reaction: http://it.slashdot.org/it/06/02/20/1337227.shtml

Wikipedia’s notes on Jim Starkey, InterBase, and Firebird

Exciting times.

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