Posts Tagged ‘Google’

MariaDB and the Future of MySQL

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

As you may know by now, since the acquisition of Sun Microsystems by Oracle in 2009 for $7.4 billion, there has been some uncertainty in the industry on the future of MySQL which Sun Microsystems itself acquired for $1 billion in 2008. Even as Oracle professed to provide the same level of support and development effort for the future of MySQL, many within the open source community remained pessimistic. One such pessimist was the father of MySQL, Michael “Monty” Widenius, who forked the MySQL code the day the Sun Microsystems acquisition was announced. (more…)


Blogging from my G1 Phone

Friday, December 12th, 2008

Using a cool little app called wpToGo I am writing my first blog from my G1 Google phone. It’s pretty cool that I can post to my blog from my G1 without having to visit my website. (more…)


SproutCore with Google App Engine and Chrome

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Yesterday I participated in a Google User Group Meeting at Google where presentations were made regarding SproutCore (a JavaScript framework) and Google App Engine. In this blog I will mainly focus on SproutCore as that was the main discussion topic of the night. However, I will also briefly add my two cents about the Google App Engine and Google Chrome (Google’s new browser). (more…)