Today is the opening day of the MySQL User Conference - so I thought I'd describe
a recent customer interaction related to the acquisition.
A few weeks ago, I was visiting the Chief Information Officer of
a large commercial institution. He had with him the company's
Chief Technology Officer, Chief Information Security Officer
(known as the "see-so"), and a series of lieutenants from various
parts of their (large) development organization.
The Sun team had spent the day reviewing our progress together,
and was finishing up with a product roadmap presentation. From
what I sensed, it'd been a good day, so when I arrived, it was
mostly to say thanks for the business, and ensure everyone had my
contact info in the event I could help out going forward.
We had just closed the acquisition of …[Read more]