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Sun Buys MySQL

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b1_msql_announcement.jpgSun could’ve just downloaded MySQL from the site and run without paying 🙂 .

Anyway, Sun buying MySQL is a big deal and a big surprise. Another slightly related acquisition news today is – Oracle buying BEA, the app server company. Incidentally, Oracle owns both InnoDB and BerkeleyDB – two of the better engine options of MySQL.


Written by Brajesh

January 17, 2008 at 12:11 am

Posted in Computing, Java, Money, SQL

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  1. Whooah, a lot of depencies 😉


    January 18, 2008 at 2:00 pm

  2. mysql could do with a postgres engine 😀


    January 18, 2008 at 7:07 pm

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