MySQL to Fight Oracle With Fire(bird)?
“I’m very happy that Jim, Ann and Taneli have joined MySQL AB,” said Michael “Monty” Widenius, the company’s co-founder, in a statement.
“There is plenty of work to go around, and with their combined experience, they can help us deliver on all the plans that we haven’t had time to pursue yet — and also supply us with lots of fresh new ideas.”
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My note: The article says that Jim is involved with Firebird since 2000. This is not true. Jim got involved with Firebird only when IBPhoenix hired him to develop Vulcan.