Sun acquires MySQL

As title, this is a very important news for both Sun and MySQL. Which means Sun will have the complete solution from their Programming Language – Java (JSP/J2EE, etc) to the Database – MySQL. This tremendous impact will push Sun to another level and more competitive with Microsoft.

Java + MySQL will be another choice against .Net Framework ? We will see….

Sun to Acquire MySQL

Sun announced an agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source icon and developer of one of the world’s fastest growing open source databases. This acquisition accelerates Sun’s position in enterprise IT to now include the $15 billion database market and reaffirms Sun’s position as the leading provider of platforms for the Web economy and its role as the largest commercial open source contributor.

The original link:
Sun Micro.
http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/media/presskits/2008-0116/index.jsp?intcmp=hp2008jan16_mysql_learn#ann

MySQL Official
http://mysql.com/news-and-events/sun-to-acquire-mysql.html

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