MariaDB is a free, open source database management system forked from Sun Microsystems' MySQL. It was created by MySQL's software developers, inluding Monty Widenius. They were concerned about Oracle Corporation's acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
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- Andy Patrizio. "Five years later, how is the Oracle-Sun marriage working out?". ITWorld. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
- Conrad Bessant; Darren Oakley; Ian Shadforth, Building Bioinformatics Solutions 2nd Edition (Oxford; New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), p. 50