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If IBM Buys Sun What Happens to MySQL (and Sun’s other projects)?

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There’s been alot of discussion about IBM being in talks with Sun Microsystems about a $6.5 billion acquisition. Initially Sun’s stock (ticker: JAVA) shot up significantly while IBM’s stock (ticker: IBM) initially dropped a few points before recovering to only a small loss.

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One of MySQL founders leaves Sun Microsystems

http://monty-says.blogspot.com

Michael "Monty" Widenius, one of two founders and main developers of MySQL leaves Sun Microsystems with several other ones. He will continue to develop MySQL independently. The main reason is disagreement with Sun's development politic that allows releases (that will be production ready) to have known serious bugs.

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Sun Microsystems Type 6 USB keyboard, Ubuntu GNU/Linux, Emacs and flexibility

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"It was time for a better keyboard because the one I plugged to my Lenovo 3000 N100 laptop was an IBM keyboard with a very strange layout, putting the PgDn, PgUp, Home, End and Ins keys in very strange places. The situation was no more bearable.

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Sun woos Linux distros with bundle deals

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Sun Microsystems is in talks with two more Linux projects to ensure its open source software and tools are delivered straight into the hands of developers.

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Java fully open-sourced 'by end of year'

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Sun Microsystems is to open-source the last closed-source parts of Java, a move that should make it possible to fully integrate the software into Linux distributions.

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GNU/Solaris - When the fun begins...

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Sun Microsystems has purchased MySQL and released Java under the GPL. Chief executive Jonathan Schwartz has also speculated that there could be a future release of Solaris under the GPL, but what would be the implications of such a move?

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Q&A: Jonathan Schwartz on Sun's open-source business strategy

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Jonathan Schwartz is a man on a mission. While at Linuxworld today, I took an hour to visit with Jonathan Schwartz, CEO of Sun Microsystems.

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