The Down and Dirty
The original MySQL was created by a Finnish/Swedish company, MySQL AB, founded by David Axmark, Allan Larsson and Michael “Monty” Widenius. The first version of MySQL appeared in 1995. It was initially created for personal usage but in a few years evolved into a enterprise grade database and it became the worlds most popular open source relational database software – and it still is. In January 2008, Sun Microsystems bought MySQL for $1 billion. Soon after, Oracle acquired all of Sun Microsystems after getting approval from the European Commission in late 2009, which initially stopped the transaction due to concerns that such a merger would harm the database markets as MySQL was the main competitor of Oracle’s database product. Out of distrust in Oracle stewardship of MySQL, the original developers of MySQL forked it and created MariaDB in 2009.
At WebAura, we migrated all of our shared hosting accounts as well as own databases from MySQL to MariaDB as a kick off to a fast and speedy 2017.
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We have BIG news! We have been privileged to collaborate with you the past 10+ years to help build and maintain your Internet presence, first as “N.E.W. Results, LLC”, and then as “Dynamic Internet Marketing, LLC”. As the Internet becomes more crucial to the success of businesses, we want to give you every advantage to succeed! Because of that:
DYNAMIC INTERNET MARKETING, LLC IS NOW PART OF WEBAURA, LLC!!!
We have merged with WebAura, LLC and now offer additional benefits for your company:
- Additional staff for quicker turnaround times
- More email and marketing tools
- On-demand / in-person availability for our Northeastern Wisconsin clients
- Much better server performance, including excellent up-time ratio, and improved security
- Moving to online billing exclusively – Only accepting payment via credit/debit card and eCheck for your convenience (Paper checks by mail will NO LONGER be accepted for security and processing purposes).
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How CloudFlare increases speed and security of your site
CloudFlare makes it easy for any site to be as fast and secure as the Internet giants.
CloudFlare, a web performance and security company, is excited to announce our partnership with WebAura! If you haven’t heard about CloudFlare before, our value proposition is simple: we’ll make any website twice as fast and protect it from a broad range of web threats.
CloudFlare powers more than 400 billion monthly page views – more than Amazon, Wikipedia, Twitter, Zynga, AOL, Apple, Bing, eBay, PayPal and Instagram combined – and over 1.2 billion monthly users regularly pass through our network.
WebAura is excited to bring our customers the advantages that this partnership offers. Read More »