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19 Aug 2008

A new fork of MySQL - "Drizzle"

Drizzle: A High-Performance Microkernel DBMS for Scale-Out Applications

A friend just clued me into this very interesting fork of MySQL, spearheaded by someone inside the MySQL team (Brian Aker) and apparently with the blessing of "Monty" Widenius

Goals include:

Neat! :)

Code is on Launchpad - it's a fork of the MySQL 6.0 codebase. They're aiming for something usable in a few months.