IBM Takes Stake in Open Source Database Vendor IBM is joining EnterpriseDB’s C round of venture financing which in total raises $10 million for the open source database vendor. Andy Astor, CEO of EnterpriseDB, noted that IBM’s was one of four groups participating (including Charles River Ventures, Fidelity Ventures, Valhalla Partners) in this current financing [...]
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Oracle offered as much as $850 million for MySQL What’s $150 million among billionaires?
There were quite a few interesting blogs yesterday on the MySQL aquisition by Sun. Here is a short list of interteting comments from some of my favorite bloggers: Mark Hinkle raises the question could a JBOSS EnterpriseDB be next. CotÃ© points out that the MySQL aquistion puts Sun in a good position for cloud computing. [...]
Sun to Buy MySQL Sun will pay approximately $800 million in cash for all of MySQL’s stock and assume about $200 million in options.