In November, I looked at Oracle's
purchase of InnoDB, as well as their release of Oracle Express, and the
effect on MySQL. In short, I concluded that the positives for Oracle were
clear, but that MySQL must be feeling outmaneuvered. Since InnoDB, with its
full transactional capability, has become an integral part of their product
offering, I suggested that both BerkleyDB (their first transactional storage
engine, but which has never...