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Posted Apr 21, 2009

Sun's MySQL could thrive under Oracle ownership, analysts say

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From Network World]

One year after spending $1 billion to purchase MySQL, the open source database software company, Sun Microsystems is now being swallowed up by Oracle.

Oracle's Database 11g will remain the company's flagship product, but that doesn't mean MySQL and its users will suffer under the hand of CEO Larry Ellison. In fact, MySQL could thrive under Oracle ownership, analysts say.

The article continues at http://www.networkworld.com/news/2009/042109-oracle-mysql.html?hpg1=bn

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