Tarek Chaaban

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Cisco buying SUN

I woke up today and was reading the headlines of my RSS Feeds (Blogs , sites that i read) … Then saw that headline

Oracle To Buy Sun

I directly went to Google news and searched for that … and yes it was true ….

Oracle To Buy Sun, Putting Java Under New Management

Oracle to buy Sun for $7.4 billion

Oracle to buy Sun after IBM talks collapse

Sun Sparc’s future unclear under Oracle, analysts say

Software giant Oracle buys Java whiz Sun

Most Java Programmers will be worried about the future of Java

“I’m sure there’s nervousness in the Java community,” Ranadive said in an exclusive interview with BriefingsDirect. “Can they trust [Oracle Chairman and CEO] Larry Ellison?

What of MYSQL

With MySQL, Oracle will have one of the leading open source databases, and a vendor that has been a bit of a competitor to Oracle over the last several years. It’s a win-win for Oracle.

MySQL will be an addition to Oracle’s existing suite of database products, which already includes Oracle Database 11g, TimesTen, Berkeley DB open source database, and the open source transactional storage engine, InnoDB.

your thoughts ?

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