David Axmark

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David Axmark
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David Axmark at the MySQL Users Conference, 2006
Born 1962 (age 51–52)
Occupation Co-Founder of MySQL AB

David Axmark is one of the founders of MySQL AB and a developer of the free database server, MySQL. He has been involved with MySQL development from its beginning along with the fellow co-founder Michael Widenius.

David has been involved with free software since 1980 and has said he is committed to developing a successful business model using free open source software. During early 2010 David made a Series A financing for OrangeHRM, "The World's Most Popular Open Source Human Resource Management Software." David is a director at OrangeHRM.[1]

On 4 December 2012 David Axmark, together with the other MySQL founders Michael "Monty" Widenius and Allan Larsson, announced the MariaDB Foundation.[2]


  1. ^ "MySQL AB Management Team". MySQL AB. Retrieved 2008-01-10. 
  2. ^ "MariaDB Foundation to Safeguard Leading Open Source Database". MariaDB Foundation. Retrieved 14 July 2013. 

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