Why you should care that Oracle is buying Sun
Zen and the Art of Nonprofit Technology
APRIL 20, 2009
However, today’s news that Oracle is going to buy Sun Microsystems has some very important implications. Sun bought MySQL AB (the company behind MySQL) last year for $1 Billion dollars, and therefore, MySQL AB now becomes a part of Oracle, it’s primary competition. Tags: Open Source Software Technology Zen database mysql nptech oracle sun In general, the activities of the big tech corporations have somewhat limited and indirect effect on nonprofit technology.