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SachinEE
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9/26/2014 | 12:07:45 AM
Facebook Announces WebScaleSQL Upgrade For MySQL
Now, it looks like Facebook, Google, Twitter and LinkedIn have realized they need to collaborate for them to overcome the challenge of utilizing MySQl. They are all extensive users of MySQL and they all face the same challenges when operating MySQL at a scale. WebScaleSQL is certainly going to endow the partners with a database technology customized for their uses and enhance performance. 
Charlie Babcock
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9/15/2014 | 7:54:28 PM
WebscaleSQL is the MySQL of the future?
WebscaleSQL looks like its leapt scalabiltiy barriers and become the MySQL version of the future. Interesting that it it's a set of modules sitting on top of Oracle MySQL. It's a set of enhancements, not a fork. And it's probably a goal to keep it that way, which may or may not be possible.
D. Henschen
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9/15/2014 | 5:22:55 PM
Whose logo is that, anyway?
The smushed bird in the picture is the Twitter logo while the stripe represents, you guessed it, Stripe, the payments vendor.


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