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In a Vortex

Jan 22, 2008, 18:15 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jonathan Schwartz)

"In a vortex. That's the only way to describe the past thirty days, during which we closed out our second quarter, and put together the transaction to acquire MySQL. How'd it all start?

"'That'll never happen, I've been trying for years.' That's what I told Rich Green (EVP, Software at Sun) about six months ago in response to his assertion, 'if there were one company I'd love to acquire, it'd be MySQL. They're an amazing company.' Why'd I say it was impossible...?"

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