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Posted Apr 20, 2009

Oracle buys Sun. Is MySQL doomed? Java? Solaris?

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From InternetNews Blogs]

From the 'wow I didn't see that one coming' files:

After the weeks and weeks of hype surrounding IBM buying Sun, Oracle today announced it was buying Sun -- for $7.4 Billion.

With Sun it tow, Oracle will now finally have its own operating system with Solaris, instead of just its Oracle Enterprise Linux (which is based on Red Hat).Perhaps more importantly, with one swift stroke Oracle has effectively cornered even more of the database market than it already owned.

The article continues at http://blog.internetnews.com/skerner/2009/04/oracle-buys-sun-is-mysql-doome.html



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