What is a relational database?
Relational databases underpin many applications and software, but what is it?
Oracle issues 78 vulnerability patches
Combined with Microsoft and Adobe patches, Oracle has made IT departments' lives a little harder this month.
Oracle quiet on MySQL.com hack claims
Larry Ellison's firm neither confirms nor denies MySQL.com has been hacked again.
MySQL.com hacked again
MySQL.com is found serving malware after the second known hack on the website this year.
MySQL hit by irony attack
MySQL.com gets hit by an SQL injection attack, and hackers leak some disconcertingly weak passwords onto the net.
Anti-Oracle acquisition campaign moves east
The founder of MySQL is continuing his campaign to stop Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
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 …
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.
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…
MySQL alliance announced
The "Open Database Allaince" was announced today with plans to bring together the MySQL community.
MySQL boss leaves Sun
The database guru becomes the latest high-profile figure to leave the Sun in the last few months.
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…