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Oracle MySQL Investment Aims at Microsoft

Apr 14, 2010, 03:03 (4 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Reuters)

[ Thanks to James Maguire for this link. ]

"In a bid to woo customers from rival Microsoft Corp, Oracle Corp will boost investment in the widely used MySQL open-source database that it acquired with its January purchase of Sun Microsystems.

"Edward Screven, Oracle's chief corporate architect, said in an interview that the company will add new functions to the software and improve its performance.

""We are increasing our investment in MySQL... on every front," he said prior to unveiling Oracle's strategy for MySQL at a software conference in California on Tuesday."

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