Holy Moly: Sun buys MySQL
Jonathan Schwartz, Chief Executive Officer and President Sun Microsystems, Inc. writes:
… we’re putting a billion dollars behind the M in LAMP. If you’re an industry insider, you’ll know what that means - we’re acquiring MySQL AB, the company behind MySQL, the world’s most popular open source database.
So what are we announcing today? That in addition to acquiring MySQL, Sun will be unveiling new global support offerings into the MySQL marketplace.