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January 11, 2011  4:41 PM

Oracle dropping MySQL support on IBM AS400, aka “System i”



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
MySQL

Oracle has announced that it is dropping support for running the open source MySQL database on IBM's midrange server platform, now called IBM i and previously called AS400, iSeries, and System i. Oracle will continue to provide source...

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July 6, 2010  2:34 PM

MySQL founder Michael Widenius appeals EU’s decision on Oracle-Sun deal



Posted by: Mark Fontecchio
MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal

Michael "Monty" Widenius, the founder and original developer of open...


March 24, 2010  2:25 PM

Is it time to stop worrying about MySQL?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
MySQL, Sun Microsystems


January 27, 2010  3:30 PM

Here comes the Sun



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal


January 21, 2010  6:01 PM

Oracle gets the green light from the EC to acquire Sun



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal, Sun Microsystems

After over three months of investigation the European Commission (EC) has officially approved Oracle's $7.4 billion acquisition of Sun Microsystems which could see the combined company significantly change the competitive landscape of the IT industry. "I am now satisfied that competition and...


January 20, 2010  4:37 PM

Oracle and the European Commission head down the home stretch



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal

Oracle and the European Commission (EC) continue to slowly and painfully creep closer to  resolving its conflict over the former's nine-month long attempt to acquire Sun...

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December 23, 2009  5:24 PM

Postgres overlooked by the EC in the Oracle-Sun deal



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal

With Oracle and the European Commission (EC) on the verge of reaching agreement over the former's proposed possession of MySQL, hopefully this is the last time I talk about the latter's confounding lack of understanding about the open source market. While the EC has now spent well over three...


December 15, 2009  10:26 PM

Oracle concessions edge European Commission closer to approving Sun deal



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, Oracle-Sun deal

It's almost done. After three months of investigation, and some pointed exchanges between the two along the way, it appears Oracle and the European Commission are on the verge of settling their differences over


December 8, 2009  9:52 PM

Would Oracle’s hands on MySQL mean users’ hands off?



Posted by: Shayna Garlick
MySQL, Oracle open source


December 4, 2009  3:55 PM

Oracle reportedly offers compromise to appease the European Commission on MySQL



Posted by: Ed Scannell
European Commission, MySQL, open source database, Oracle-Sun deal

In his eyeball-to-eyeball stare down with the European Commission (EC) over MySQL, Oracle chairman Larry Ellison may have blinked. Multiple reports today say Ellison is willing to setup a separate entity within the combined Oracle-Sun that would be responsible for operating the MySQL open source...


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