inkslinger77 writes "MySQL has laid out its software road map through 2009, including some code contributed by Google and security improvements that are due in MySQL 7.0...
Google is secretive about the distributed architecture underlying its services, but it's known to be one of MySQL's biggest users, running hundreds or even thousands of its databases worldwide." Link to Original Source
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