Revolution, MySQL vs FileMaker
luis at anachreon.co.uk
Wed Sep 27 08:37:41 EDT 2006
Aside from the usual suspects there are two others that I know of:
Decisions, decisions... Insofar as I can tell both of these are free to
use for whatever.
Stephen Barncard wrote:
> Dan said:
>> Keep in mind that MySQL is not free for commercial applications and
>> that the
>> licensing involved is at least confusing (at least it was to me and I
>> have a
>> law degree!).
> I should follow up to say that, yes if you want to host your own MYSQL
> server there are fees involved, but on the other hand, you could get a
> hosting account for less than $10/month that will allow unlimited MySQL
> databases. Plus no hosting, backup and bandwidth hassles that you get
> with hosting your own. The ISP handles the licensing.
> Dreamhost's MySQL servers are tied to client IPs, so you can fine tune
> the security. You also have the advantage of putting part or all of the
> database on a web browser. Many competitive ISPs can do this now.
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