Oracle to Purchase Sun

Jock Philip Jock at
Mon Apr 20 10:55:49 EDT 2009

Looking at a different article about it, something that may concern some
folks on this list

"Oracle gets to kill MySQL. There's no way Ellison will let that open source
database mess with the margins of his database. MySQL at best will wither
from neglect. In any case, MySQL is MyToast."


Jock Philip       [jock at]
Vision Chips, Inc.
888.517.7779 x 3563

Developers of OBserver OB/GYN Ultrasound Reporting and Image Archiving

> -----Original Message-----
> From: omnisdev-en-bounces at 
> [mailto:omnisdev-en-bounces at] On Behalf Of 
> Frank Bradley
> Sent: Monday, April 20, 2009 6:54 AM
> To: OmnisDev List - English
> Subject: OT: Oracle to Purchase Sun
> Hi All,
> So some of us expected the purchaser of Sun to be IBM, well 
> ORACLE today at 5:50am announced the purchase of Sun for 
> 9:70USD per share, 7.8 billion USD, what a suprise.
> CNet has the news story at
> StoriesArea.1
> Frank
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