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Sun Microsystems acquires MySQL for one billion dollars


Sun Microsystems confirms that it would be buying MySQL AB the firm that sells the worlds fastest growing open source database for about $ 1 billion. I’ve been using Mysql for about six years now and the idea that it is moving over sounds strange. I can hide my mix-fillings on this; anxiety and disbelief. Anyway in the real world never say never. I hope Sun Microsystems would follow the tradition and keep this icon Open Source and free.
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