Archive for the ‘Drizzle’ tag
What’s going on at your favorite open-source database developer mailing list? Non-scientific memory of what I’ve been seeing lately:
- The Drizzle list is talking about test coverage and completeness, and schedulers.
- The MySQL internals list has recently been dominated with talk about coding standards.
- The PostgreSQL hackers list is talking about a ton of stuff. I don’t even try to keep up.
- The Percona launchpad list is talking about bugs, xtrabackup, and more bugs and patches for them. There’s also a Percona Google Group that is not very active. In fact there are several Percona lists; it looks a little confused.
I’ve been following the Drizzle project with some interest. There’s a lot to like about it. But you know what I like most about the project?
No dual licensing. Just plain GPL, version 2.
I personally think this is the foundation for why people are empowered, why there is excitement, why there is progress, why people are contributing.Read the rest of this entry »