Thursday, January 17, 2008

Sun Microsystems to acquire MySQL for $1 Billion

Sun announced an agreement to acquire MySQL AB , an open source icon and developer of one of the world's fastest growing open source databases, for $1 billion. This acquisition accelerates Sun's position in enterprise IT to now include the $15 billion database market and reaffirms Sun's position as the leading provider of platforms for the Web economy and its role as the largest commercial open source contributor.


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