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July 20, 2010
by sjvn01
Comments Off on What does Oracle plan for Sun’s open-source projects?

What does Oracle plan for Sun’s open-source projects?

I get that Oracle runs on open-source software. I know that Oracle is a major Linux supporter. But, please, please dont mistake Oracle as an open-source, open-core, or any other kind of “open” business at heart. Larry Ellison, Oracle’s CEO, … Continue reading

December 13, 2009
by sjvn01
Comments Off on Opposition mounts to Oracle’s MySQL acquisition

Opposition mounts to Oracle’s MySQL acquisition

The EC (European Commission), the European Union’s top competition authority, isn’t crazy about Oracle buying Sun. You might have thought it was just open-source advocates objecting to the deal out of the fear that Oracle, the world’s biggest proprietary DBMS … Continue reading