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Oracle’s Got MySQL, But They Can’t Kill It

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Oracle, maker of one of the largest proprietary database solutions, recently purchased Sun, who makes MySQL, a piece of open-source database software. Naturally, this sounds like trouble. One of the biggest database companies buys another of the largest?

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Sun adds open source app server to Amazon cloud

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Sun Microsystems is making its open source GlassFish application server available on the Amazon Web Services cloud platform.

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OpenOffice: Future Uncertain

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Florian Effenberger is co-lead of the international OpenOffice.org marketing project. Our sister publication Linux-Community asked him how the deal between Sun and Oracle would affect OpenOffice.

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Oracle Buys Sun: It's Official

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Here's the press release. So they own Java and Solaris and MySQL, not to mention all the patents Sun

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Oracle buys Sun - what now for MySQL, Java and OOo?

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Oracle has announced it is purchasing Sun Microsystems for just over $7 billion. The official word from Oracle is that the purchase gives it two key assets - Java and Solaris - but open sourcerers will understandably be more interested in MySQL and OpenOffice.org.

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What's Going to Happen with OpenOffice, MySQL, SPARC?

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With today's surprise announcement that Oracle will acquire Sun Microsystems, several questions were raised as to some Sun products, including MySQL, Solaris, and OpenOffice.org. Browsing around the net, there are several viewpoints on the future of these Sun products, and the OpenOffice.org team has even issued a statement itself.

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Oracle Buys Sun Microsystems

http://www.osnews.com

We've been debating the merits of a possible IBM-Sun deal for a while now, and even Sun itself seemed to be in the dark as to if it would be a good idea to be bought by IBM. These debates are now all moot: in a suprise move (at least, I didn't see any speculation about it) ORacle has bought Sun Microsystems, at USD 9.50 a share, which equates to a total of 7.4 billion USD.

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CNET Senility of the Day: Sun Buying Novell

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It's hard to take CNET seriously. Megatrolls from CNET tend to include people like Don Reisinger, who generate outrageous headlines just to flame and receive attention. It's sad to see similar nonsense from Matt Asay. His suggestion is so absurd that it's hardly worth repeating and Savio Rodrigues has already swept it aside.

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ACTA Leak Reveals Upcoming Intellectual Monopoly War?

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As certain large nations approach bankruptcy, will so-called "IP"; become the next battleground?

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IBM Lets Sun Set

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Reports surfaced late this evening that computing giant IBM — which has been in talks for some time to buy Sun Microsystems — has pulled its $7 billion offer to buy the struggling company.

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Novell’s Roadmap Claimed Similar to Sun’s

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A RECENT comprehensive survey showed that, based on votes, Novell is the most likely technology company not to survive this year (in its current form), but Sun Microsystems was a close candidate too.

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How Linux killed SGI (and is poised to kill Sun)

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The fact that SGI was acquired by Rackable Systems for the sad sum of $25 million was big news on Wednesday only because most people had forgotten that the company, formerly better known as Silicon Graphics, still existed.

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Which SQL is MySQL?

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I can be an idiot some days. As proof I'll only mention that I thought Sun buying MySQL was a great move. Boy was I wrong. First, the crème de la crème of MySQL's developers and founders started leaving Sun.

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IBM-Sun deal breaking down, report says

http://www.theregister.co.uk

According to spokespeople for the two companies a report on Sunday evening in the Wall Street Journal, the much-rumored and never-admitted merger talks between IBM and Sun Microsystems appear to have hit an impasse.

No kidding. Huh.

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On the Fate of Solaris

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If IBM does acquire SUN, and the rumors on the street suggest that it will, what will IBM do about Solaris? Let’s look at some of the options.

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