Oracle to Purchase Sun

April 22nd, 2009

MySQL LogoI was concerned to learn that Oracle will be purchasing Sun Microsystems, especially since Sun owns MySQL, a direct competitor of Oracle’s database software. MySQL is very popular, and I’m not sure what would happen if Oracle should decide to discontinue it.

Link: http://arstechnica.com/…

Update: The acquisition has been approved Sun’s stockholders, so now the purchase is waiting on regulatory approval.

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