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Should Oracle Dump Europe Before MySQL?

Monday Nov 16th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

How far can Oracle afford to go if it can't win over European regulators to complete its purchase of Sun?

[From InternetNews]

Oracle's push to get its purchase of Sun completed has hit a well-publicized snag with the European Commission on competition. The EC wants to be sure that Sun's popular open source database, MySQL, will continue to evolve and be a free alternative to commercial offerings from Oracle, IBM (NYSE:IBM), Microsoft and others.

The article continues at http://www.internetnews.com/government/article.php/3848516/Should+Oracle+Dump+Europe+Before+MySQL.htm

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