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Old 03-26-2009, 11:10 AM   #1
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LXer: If IBM Buys Sun What Happens to MySQL (and Sunís other projects)?


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Thereís been alot of discussion about IBM being in talks with Sun Microsystems about a $6.1 billion acquisition. Initially Sunís stock (ticker: JAVA) shot up significantly while IBMís stock (ticker: IBM) initially dropped a few points before recovering to only a small loss. While this may or may not be good for each company, I started to wonder what would happen to some of the projects that Sun manages, specifically MySQL but also ZFS, OpenSolaris and others.

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