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Posted Jan 12, 2010

Redmond exploits MySQL uncertainty

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From Computing]

Microsoft is offering a migration tool for firms currently using MySQL, an open source database whose future is currently in the balance.

If database giant Oracle is allowed to acquire Sun by the EC's anti-trust team - and not forced to spin off Sun's open-source database MySQL - MySQL users may find themselves pushed into upgrading to an Oracle database.

The article continues at http://www.computing.co.uk/computing/news/2255963/redmond-exploits-mysql

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