Oracle MySQL Investment Aims at Microsoft
Apr 14, 2010, 03:03 (4 Talkback[s])
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"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
"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."