Sun's Best Buy Ever: MySQL
Jan 31, 2008, 02:30 (2 Talkback[s])
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"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..."