Sun Buys MySQL AB

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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