Save MySQL – Oracle, the fox in the henhouse?

For those us in the OXID community who are living the benefits of Commercial Open-Source software, The future of MySQL in Oracle’s ownership could come as a particularly tricky issue, since there is direct competition between MySQL and the new owner’s core product.

Under Sun’s ownership, the danger was not as acute, since autonomous-Sun was an open-source affine company, and secondly had no other parallely competing products in their portfolito.

The future of MySQL is indeed at stake.  Please take a minute to voice your opinion at http://www.helpmysql.org and promote this question, so that it can be debated in the community as formidably as possible.

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