I figure that they'll either kill mysql or they'll limit the commnunity
version in ways that will make you purchase a commercial version if you
want to continue to use it. I figure there will be heavy migrations to
open source alternatives.
Andy Shellam wrote:
> I've just been made aware by a client that Oracle have purchased Sun
> Microsystems. The article below on Sun's website mentions that Oracle
> are committed to Linux and "other open platforms" and mentions the
> fact that Java touches practically every business system around.
> I wonder what Oracle's plans are when it comes to MySQL? There is no
> mention of MySQL in the above article. Will it eventually come under
> the Oracle umbrella, much like BerkeleyDB did?