Redmond exploits MySQL uncertainty

Tuesday Jan 12th 2010 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Microsoft offers SQL Server Migration Assistant to firms not wanting to migrate to Oracle databases.

[From Computing]

Microsoft is offering a migration tool for firms currently using MySQL, an open source database whose future is currently in the balance.

If database giant Oracle is allowed to acquire Sun by the EC's anti-trust team - and not forced to spin off Sun's open-source database MySQL - MySQL users may find themselves pushed into upgrading to an Oracle database.

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