InnoDB is a storage engine for the database management system MySQL. MySQL 5.5, December 2010, and later use it by default replacing MyISAM. It provides the standard ACID-compliant transaction features, along with foreign key support (Declarative Referential Integrity). It is included as standard in most binaries distributed by MySQL AB, the exception being some OEM versions.
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InnoDB became a product of Oracle Corporation after its acquisition of Finland-based Innobase Oy in October 2005. The software is dual licensed; it is distributed under the GNU General Public License, but can also be licensed to parties wishing to combine InnoDB in proprietary software.
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