Sun: MySQL buy 'most important in software history'

Posted by Scott_Ruecker on Feb 29, 2008 1:21 AM EDT
ZDNet Asia; By Cath Everett
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Sun has claimed that completing its purchase of the open source database developer MySQL will enable it to become the most complete provider of open source server software. Jonathan Schwartz, Sun's chief executive, said in a conference call on Tuesday that the US$1 billion acquisition "completed our capability to deliver a holistic, secure, open source platform for networks", providing the last, key piece in a software stack that now rivals Microsoft's.

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MySQL isn't as scalable. DarrenR114 6 1,276 Feb 29, 2008 1:25 PM

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