Swaroop C H

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Why MySQL

30 Apr 2004

MySQL is one of the most popular open source softwares - Yes, it has a dual licensing scheme and has been profitable from the beginning. I always wondered why it became so popular, especially when PostgreSQL is such a workhorse and has so many features compared to MySQL. Oreillynet has a very insightful article called "Why MySQL grew so fast" which explains why.

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