Linux database becomes a browser
Mashups are us
The fashion for “web mashups” just got a steroid boost with the release of a browser that is really a desktop database, with full SQL scripting and the ability to manipulate tabular data found on the Internet.
The browser, Kirix Strata, started life two years ago as a Linux desktop database, said Kirix founder and president, Nate Williams. He told The Register that “the world seemed very excited about it at the time, but sadly, the demand for a Linux desktop database, however powerful, wasn’t large… people really wanted server products like MySQL.”
Full story: theregister.co.uk