Paul Boutin writes: "A reliable source tells Valleywag that MySQL inventor Michael Widenius, better known as Monty, has resigned from Sun, which bought his MySQL company in a billion-dollar deal last January. Brian Aker, who forked the Web 2.0-friendly Drizzle SQL database, remains at Sun."
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