EU Set to Approve Oracle-Sun Deal

Thursday Dec 17th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

All that's left is some paperwork. So when will the deal close?

[From InternetNews]

European regulators have given Oracle the tentative green light in its long-delayed merger with Sun Microsystems now that Oracle has assuaged concerns about the stewardship of the open source MySQL database.

The news first broke in the New York Post, which said Neelie Kroes, the out-going chair of the EU's committee on competition, likes Oracle's promises, and that Oracle (NASDAQ: ORCL) is expected to form an advisory group of MySQL customers.

The article continues at http://www.internetnews.com/government/article.php/3853931/EU+Set+to+Approve+OracleSun+Deal.htm

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