One of the most popular keynotes of the MySQL Conference & Expo 2007 was called "The Clash of the DB Egos". It was a fight amongst seven database luminaries, all playing an important role either within MySQL AB or as providers of Storage Engines that work closely with MySQL. This article attempts at giving a picture of what the fight was about, through reciting the egos and the questions posed to them by the referee.
Friday, 27 July 2007
Clash of the DB Egos: Seen the show? Read the article!
A good three months ago, I had the pleasure of being the referee for seven DB egos. Now, the match has appeared as a Dev Zone article: