I believe MySQL will still have great influence in Open Source area.
The better is that MySQL will be a separate Company which has no relation to
Sun and Oracle.
Maybe Oracle can sell MySQL to a 3rd company.
2009/11/11 John Daisley <john.daisley@stripped>
> What I am more concerned about at the moment is how much the uncertainty
> over the deal is hurting MySQL?
> I was recently in a project planning meeting where MySQL was dismissed
> completely because nobody could give guarantees about where MySQL was
> going. There were a lot of concerns over where future development would
> go and a fear that when the deal goes through Oracle may slowly raise
> support and training costs to the sort of levels applicable to Oracle
> database products. These kind of arguments seem impossible to counter
> for as long as the uncertainty continues and I for one wish they would
> just resolve the situation either way very quickly because its hurting
> my business and open source software!
> On Tue, 2009-11-10 at 23:50 -0600, Peter Brawley wrote:
> > European regulators agree with Monty that the Oracle-Sun deal threatens
> > database competition. Apparently Oracle means to play hardball. Meanwhile
> > Sun revenue fell 25% in 3rd quarter 2009; who else but an
> > giant would take a chance on buying Sun now? Story here:
> > source=features_box1.
> > PB
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