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From:Peter Brawley Date:March 18 2009 6:50pm
Subject:Re: IBM could buy Sun?
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Interesting commentary at http://blogs.zdnet.com/BTL/?p=14817

PB
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mos wrote:
> John,
>
> At 11:49 AM 3/18/2009, you wrote:
>> Seems a very low valuation despite Sun's problems!
>
> Sun stock was worth only $3 billion a few weeks ago when the stock was 
> around $3. Today the stock is $9 with almost 80% move today alone! IBM 
> should have bought it last November and saved themselves billions of 
> dollars.
>
>
>> If this goes through what do you think the future holds for MySQL and 
>> DB2?
>>
>> In the long term maybe this would mean some much needed decent MySQL
>> support in the IBM Cognos BI suite ;)
>
> IBM is very open source oriented so I think MySQL will definitely 
> improve. MySQL is so much better than DB2 for the web.
>
> Mike
>
>
>> Regards
>> John
>>
>>
>> > Yeah!  No kidding.  If IBM doesn't pick it up then maybe I will.  ;-p
>> >
>> > On Wed, Mar 18, 2009 at 12:30 PM, Lin Chun <franks1984@stripped> 
>> wrote:
>> >
>> >> Sun only worth 6.5 billions?
>> >>
>> >> --
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>> >> Lin Chun
>> >>
>> >
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IBM could buy Sun?mos18 Mar
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