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The real headquarters of Oracle

<rant mode="on"> Oracle buys Sun and, incidentally, gets MySql and "might" put an end to it. A few days before that, the NY jury says that the new America's Cup, as planned by Alinghi is invalid (which was challenged by a yacht club which didn't have the pre-requisites to start an AC challenge), and so they are forced to accept the challenge made by Oracle Racing two years ago, which challenged them to race on 90x90 feet multi-hulls (for non US people, around 27m x 27m). Later, Ellison, in compliance with his egocentric view of the World, sends a letter to...

Sun buys MySQL

This is fresh news, Sun just bought MySQL. Here is the the official press release: Sun Microsystems Announces Agreement to Acquire MySQL, Developer of the World's Most Popular Open Source Database Kay Arnö, responsible of the community behind MySQL, writes about what this means for the opensource community, both developers and users: Sun acquires MySQL Sun has a proven track record of supporting OpenSource as whole, so I guess this will help (if it ever needed) an even better development of MySQL DB engine. Congratulations MySQL!! Technorati Tag: Sun,MySQL