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MySQL Today

Joomla! is always be associated with MySQL because MySQL is the open source database that Joomla! is using. In other words, MySQL is behind Joomla’s power. So, seeing a headline like this one  http://www.mysql.com/news-and-events/sun-to-acquire-mysql.html will be noticeable. In addition, OpenOffice as we all know is maintained by the same company that as the article reads, suntomysql.jpg

SANTA CLARA, CA January 16, 2008 Sun Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ: JAVA) today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source icon and developer of one of the world’s fastest growing open source databases for approximately $1 billion in total consideration. The acquisition accelerates Sun’s position in enterprise IT to now include the $15 billion database market. Today’s announcement reaffirms Sun’s position as the leading provider of platforms for the Web economy and its role as the largest commercial open source contributor.

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