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Sun Bought MySQL for $ 1 billion

January 16th, 2008 · No Comments

Sun Microsystems announced that they acquired MySQL AB, developer of popular and robust open source database management system MySQL, for 1 billion dollars: $800 million in cash for MySQLs privately held stock and another $200 million in options. Wow this is another success story of open source project development.

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