IBM, Oracle, Open Source: Mixed Motives Abound

Article Source InformationWeek’s Open Source Weblog
December 10, 2009, 8:21 am

The Oracle/European Union drama never stops. Now IBM’s stuck their collective necks into the fray and said that Oracle’s acquisition of Sun should go through if they make some positive open source gestures to all parties. Meaning what exactly, though?

IBM’s comments come courtesy of Steve Mills, the head of IBM’s software division, and were reprinted in a Financial Times article that went live yesterday. IBM doesn’t seem convinced that MySQL is a giant threat…

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