Sun Microsystems Completes The Acquisition of MySQL

Sun provides a single and secure choice for customers and developers interested in using MySQL globally. Jonathan Schwartz, president and chief executive officer at Sun Microsystems, Inc., said: “Since announcing our Sun-MySQL relationship, we’ve received an overwhelming response and embrace from customers and community members excited to see MySQL’s tremendous innovation and community backed by Sun’s financial muscle and global partners. For the first time ever, businesses across the world can standardize on a commercially supported, open source platform that meets their needs for scale, quality and global service.”

Sun Microsystems announced yesterday that it has completed the acquisition of MySQL AB, the developer of the most popular open source database, for approximately $1 billion.MySQL’s complete portfolio of products and enterprise services were unveiled and are available for use.

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