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Submission + - Oracle improves MySQL by 70x->

simula67 writes: "Oracle wins back some karma from the open source community be releasing MySQL cluster 7.2 with ambitious claims of 70x performance gains. The new release is GPL and claims to have processed over 1 billion queries per minute. Readers may remember the slashdot story about Oracle adding commercial extensions to MySQL."
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Comment Why does slashdot hate facebook so much? (Score 1) 208 208

Facebook is one of the most open companies in the world, more open than *gasp* Google. They have open sourced most of their data center and hardware designs, internal tools etc which are kicking ass in other companies across the world, note that this is something that Google does not do. They open source stuff only outside their own core businesses and closely guard in secrecy their most revenue generating products. Facebook's mission itself is making the world more open and connected. So why is the pro - open source (free) /. crowd so incensed about Facebook? Because sheeples hand over their private data to Facebook willingly?

Comment Re:Not Surprise for MegaUpload (Score 1) 439 439

I suppose it could happen but really down any of those artists using MegaUpload to distribute their stuff were the ones sending DMCA take down requests and if they were I would expect they would note that they were okay with MegaUpload distributing the file on another part of the site.

I read the first time you posted this. The flaw in your argument was easier to catch. I see that you have revised your post to make it more subtle. To think there could be no scenerio where the actual content owners would not object to their content being posted elsewhere on MegaUpload is just too narrow minded. For example someone may have uploaded a file to megaupload and getting paid for users downloading it via the affiliate program. If someone else uploads it the owner is denied his/her money.

Comment Bad business practices (Score 2) 359 359

Why there are so many cases about bad business practices about Oracle? 1) Oracle not honouring an agreement with HP to continue to support Itanium 2) Oracle failing to file profit returns correctly 3) Oracle sued for 'extortion and lies' I thought legal and management departments where more important than engineering departments in a tech company

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