The open source relational database management system MySQL grew to enormous popularity while it was the intellectual property of the not-for-profit Swedish company MySQL AB. The RDBMS has been purchased by Sun Microsystems, causing some angst in the open source community over the future of MySQL. The RDBMS, estimated to have more than 11 million installs in early 2008, is the backbone of many open source and SaaS software packages, including SugarCRM and the Drupal Content Management System.


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