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Wednesday, January 16, 2008

Holy shit! Didn’t see this one coming (especially since Solaris 10 comes with PostgreSQL, not MySQL).

I think this is good news – Sun has been doing a lot of open, progressive work (OpenOffice & OpenSolaris) and I think MySQL (and its users) will benefit from the acquisition.

From http://blogs.sun.com/jonathan/:

But the biggest news of the day is… we’re putting a billion dollars behind the M in LAMP. If you’re an industry insider, you’ll know what that means – we’re acquiring MySQL AB, the company behind MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database.

posted by Nem W Schlecht at 10:01 in General,Misc,News    

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