MySQL Toolkit needs a new nameTue, Nov 6, 2007 in Databases Open Source
Yep, it’s true. “MySQL Toolkit” technically infringes on MySQL’s trademark. I haven’t been given a mandate or cease-and-desist order or anything, but as Marten Mickos (MySQL’s CEO) told me, anything that starts with the word “MySQL” sounds like it comes from the company, and this project doesn’t come from MySQL.
Suggestions are welcome. I’m totally uninspired. “Toolkit” was the best I could do when I named the project to begin with.
I'm Baron Schwartz, the founder and CEO of VividCortex. I am the author of High Performance MySQL and many open-source tools for performance analysis, monitoring, and system administration. I contribute to various database communities such as Oracle, PostgreSQL, Redis and MongoDB.