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Sun's Best Buy Ever: MySQL

Jan 31, 2008, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)

[ Thanks to Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols for this link. ]

"Some people can't believe Sun actually spent a billion dollars for MySQL; I can't believe they got such a great deal.

"If you believe my long-time colleague John C. Dvorak, Sun purchasing open-source database power MySQL was 'perhaps the worst single event I have ever witnessed in the history of tech mergers and acquisitions.' Nonsense! This is Sun's best deal ever..."

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