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Submission + - Monty has last laugh as distros abandon MySQL (itwire.com)

An anonymous reader writes: When the community GNU/Linux distributions Fedora and openSUSE recently announced that they would be switching their default database management system from MySQL to MariaDB, one man in Finland would have had a very hearty laugh.That man is Ulf Michael Widenius, better known as Monty, one of three founders of the original MySQL company, and the man who created MariaDB as a fork of MySQL back in 2009.
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Monty has last laugh as distros abandon MySQL

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