Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 22nd Aug 2009 09:12 UTC
Oracle and SUN Oracle on Thursday said the U.S. Department of Justice has approved its $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems, although the deal is subject to certain conditions and still needs the blessing of European regulators. Oracle first announced its bid in April and Sun shareholders approved the acquisition on July 16. The combined company will give Oracle an array of new assets, including a stake in the computer hardware market, the open-source MySQL database and stewardship of the Java programming language. Sun would be just the latest in a long string of companies gobbled up in recent years by Oracle.
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You had me up until this:

"Simply put MySQL is very scalable and will do everything that anyone needs it to do."

Pfft. I don't think you've given much thought to the scope of "everything" here.

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