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MySQL/InnoDB copypasta

Authored by jcrespo on Feb 11 2019, 10:26 AM.
I'd just like to interject for a moment. What you're referring to as MySQL, is in fact, MySQL/InnoDB, or as I've recently taken to calling it, MySQL plus InnoDB. InnoDB is not an database management system unto itself, but rather another free component of a fully functioning MySQL system made useful by the MySQL standard libary, command line executables and vital system components comprising a full RDBMS as defined by SQL99.
Many computer users run a modified version of MySQL every day, without realizing it. Through a peculiar turn of events, the version of MySQL which is widely used today is often called "MariaDB", and many of its users are not aware that it is basically the MySQL database, developed by Oracle.
There really is an InnoDB, and these people are using it, but it is just a part of the system they use. MySQL is the sql layer: ...

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jcrespo created this paste.Feb 11 2019, 10:26 AM