February 8, 2008

Why MySQL sold out

Itââ¬â¢s good to see MySQLââ¬â¢s CEO, Marten Mickos, explaining his reasons for abandoning the companyââ¬â¢s IPO in favor of being acquired by Sun. What made him and the open source database companyââ¬â¢s top brass change their minds (apart from $1bn)? Mickos lists ten factors that convinced him that Sun was the better option:

Link: blogs.the451group.com


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