Analyst: Oracle would do well to pump up MySQL

May 18, 2009

[From The Deal]

The ruminations continue over Oracle Corp.'s (NASDAQ:ORCL) plans for MySQL, the open-source database management software business that is nestled inside of Sun Microsystems Inc. (NASDAQ:JAVA).

A new report from the 451 Group argues that the asset is a valuable part of Oracle's pending $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun, despite the fact that Oracle already has a flagship database management offering of its own.

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