May 142009

mysql_open_database_mariadbFollowing Oracle’s acquisition of Sun (who owns MySQL), most analysts expected to see a new fork or similar reactions from the MySQL open source database community. MySQL’s founder Monty Widenius has now initiated The Open Database Alliance, a vendor-neutral consortium designed to become the industry hub for the MySQL open source database. Continue reading »

Sep 162005

Python’s Version 2.5 is expected in early 2006 with the updates like automate cleanup and correction of code. The new version Python 3.0 is still in the planning stage, “Python 3.0, will unify user and systems classes, It’s going to be the one release where we allow ourselves to break backward compatibility; this is sometimes necessary in order to fix early design mistakes.”, says van Rossum.

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