The employees of MySQL are a truly blessed people. As with Sun Microsystems before it, Oracle has vowed to leave its sales and development team independent and intact...
on 01/27/2010 – Made popular on 01/27/2010
Oracle announced the release of MySQL 5.5 beta which is claimed to be atleast 2 times faster the its previous stable version MySQL 5.1, which debuted a year ago. After all the controversy behind Oracle and MySQL takeover, Oracle proved that they are really serious about the development of MySQL.
Oracle has pledged it will not assert copyright claims over MySQL and that it will extend terms and conditions of existing commercial licenses of the database for five years in the hope that the European Commission will approve its $7.4 billion pending acquisition of Sun Microsystems.
A European IT consulting firm is warning large enterprises and government entities not to deploy OpenOffice.org until Oracle Corp. shows proof that it will invest as heavily in the development of the open-source productivity suite as project champion Sun Microsystems Inc. did. According to a 1'-page ...
As part of its acquisition of Sun Microsystems, Oracle also acquired the Java technology. Oracle has the enterprise sector in its grip now (Java and OracleDB). However, we cannot forget how erratic it has been in handling delicate issues like the OpenSolaris project or the ongoing infringement case against Android.
Oracle is the most powerful database software available for many platforms including Linux, Windows and other system. The latest version of Oracle is version 11g Release 2. You can download this new version from the link provided on the bottom of this post.
The European Commission on Thursday expanded its investigation into Oracle's plans to purchase Sun Microsystems. The EC wants to study the potential antitrust issues arising from proprietary database vendor Oracle's takeover of Sun's open source MySQL database application. It will issue its ruling on Jan. 19, 2010.