Open Source Groups Upbeat, Cautious on Sun-MySQL

Thursday Jan 17th 2008 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

While most of the community lauds the $1 billion purchase and its implications for LAMP, the "P" in that acronym expresses some concerns.

[From internetnews.com]

Will Sun's acquisition of MySQL darken LAMP?

Despite generally positive reviews from the open source community, that remains one concern as Sun moves ahead with its its $1 billion acquisition of MySQL.

As part of the deal, Sun has made much of the fact that it is acquiring the "M" part of the critical LAMP -- Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP -- Web stack.

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