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Sun Opens Up on the Limits of MySQL Enterprise Unlimited

Feb 27, 2008, 14:30 (8 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Matthew Aslett)

"Sun Microsystems has announced the completion of its acquisition of MySQL--'the most important acquisition in the modern software industry' according to Jonathan Schwartz--and that MySQL's open source database is now backed by Sun's '17,000-strong global sales and services organization and its extensive international network of authorized distribution channels.'

"A little less loudly the company has also confirmed that it has tinkered with the terms of MySQL Enterprise Unlimited, the site-wide agreement introduced in January last year that provided unlimited use of MySQL Enterprise for $40,000, the same price Oracle charges per CPU for Oracle Database Enterprise Edition...."

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