MySQL snapped up by Oracle

Sure, with Sun in house Oracle can serve up a unified Enterprise experience.  But what happens to MySQL?  Will it be killed to prevent competition?  Will it become a second tier, second class citizen to be sold to SMB’s that can’t cough up enough cash to buy the real thing?  Will it be the unstable testbeb for new technologies that get rolled into the pay only version once  they pan out?

Whatever happens,  if you depend on MySQL, your life just got complicated.

Oracle Buys Sun | Javalobby

After weeks of speculation of IBM buying out Sun, which failed to produce a result, today Oracle have swept in and bought Sun. The deal is valued at approximately $7.4 billion, or $5.6 billion net of Sun’s cash and debt, with Oracle buying Sun at $9.50 per share.

Published in: on April 20, 2009 at 1:23 pm  Comments (1)  

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