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CNET News: Is it Kill or Cure for Oracle’s Database Buy?

“Marten Mickos, chief executive of MySQL, got a phone call last
Friday with surprising news: Oracle was buying Innobase, a small
Finnish company with close ties to his open-source database
company. “Oracle President Charles Phillips was calling to voice
the company’s ‘good intentions’ in the purchase of the five-person
outfit based in Helsinki…”


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