How do you programmatically create an empty database?
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Wed Nov 24 09:46:29 EST 2010
On Tue, Nov 23, 2010 at 6:00 PM, Mark Schonewille <
m.schonewille at economy-x-talk.com> wrote:
> Actually, that's what I use most of the time, particularly the completely
> free (open-source) MySQL server.
Mark is probably aware of this already but just a heads up for those not
familiar with MySQL licensing. MySQL is not necessarily free to use in your
Recently I spoke with an Oracle licensing rep as I was going to distribute a
product that interfaced with MySQL, PostgreSQL or SQL Server based on what
the customer already had installed. For my situation (application built in
LiveCode, selling to customers)I was told that I must purchase licenses that
I then resell to my customers. This is true even if the customer already has
their own MySQL licenses. I have to sell them a license for use with my
product. Also, you cannot buy single licenses from Oracle, you must buy in
bulk. I ended up dropping MySQL as one of the database offerings because of
the licensing terms.
I ended up recommending PostgreSQL for customers that didn't have any
databases installed and those who already have SQL Server licenses use SQL
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