Oracle-Sun merger foes head to China, Russia

With the European Commission seen as virtually certain to approve Oracle's acquisition of Sun Microsystems in just a week, those campaigning to prevent the deal encompassing Sun's MySQL database unit have shifted their efforts

Published on: January 18th, 2010 Paul Meller

Oracle-Sun merger didn

The European Commission (E.C.) need not have got involved with the Oracle-Sun merger and potential future of MySQL, and should just let the “competitive dynamics” of the open source community play out naturally,

Published on: December 15th, 2009 Kathleen Lau


Oracle’s latest commitments designed to address the European Commission's concerns regarding its acquisition of Sun Microsystems and the MySQL database are paper thin, and even if they were confirmed they wouldn't safeguard MySQL's

Published on: December 14th, 2009 Paul Meller