Oracle Buys Sun Microsystems20 Mar 2009
In a surprise move Sun Microsystems has been purchased by Oracle. This means Oracle owns Java, MySQL, Solaris and all of Sun's services and consulting business. Wither Oracle Unbreakable Linux?
Oracle Corp. snapped up computer server and software maker Sun Microsystems Inc. for $7.4 billion Monday, pouncing on an opportunity that opened up after rival IBM Corp. abandoned an earlier bid to buy one of Silicon Valley's best known — and most troubled — companies.