Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Jan 2008 14:34 UTC, submitted by BluenoseJake
Databases MySQL AB and Sun have announced that MySQL has been bought by Sun. "Sun Microsystems today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source icon and developer of one of the world's fastest growing open source databases for approximately USD 1 billion in total consideration. The acquisition accelerates Sun's position in enterprise IT to now include the USD 15 billion database market. Today's announcement reaffirms Sun's position as the leading provider of platforms for the Web economy and its role as the largest commercial open source contributor." More here.
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RE: Hope this helps...
by Joe User on Wed 16th Jan 2008 19:17 UTC in reply to "Hope this helps..."
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2005-06-29

I hear you...You can quickly identify a Java application: Huge RAM usage, poor OS visual integration, slow. C++ is the way to go.

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RE[2]: Hope this helps...
by NotInterested on Thu 17th Jan 2008 13:35 in reply to "RE: Hope this helps..."
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2008-01-02

How can you relate the 2 languages? You could add more credibility to your comment if you were to compare Java with Python and said that python is the way to go. But C++? Come on now. They fill two completely different needs.

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