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Posted Jan 29, 2008

With MySQL buy, will Sun set on its other database partners?

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From Computerworld]

January 29, 2008 (Computerworld) By paying $1 billion for MySQL AB, Sun Microsystems Inc. has anointed the popular open-source database the centerpiece of the open-source software stack it is trying to build.

So what happens to all of the other databases, especially the proprietary ones, that Sun supports and sells today? Will those arrangements quickly become history, as Sun embraces the open-source way?

The article continues at http://www.computerworld.com/action/article.do?command=viewArticleBasic&articleId=9059799&intsrc=news_ts_head

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