Since the European Commission announced it was opening an
in-depth investigation into the proposed takeover of Sun
Microsystems by Oracle with a focus on MySQL there has been no
shortage of opinion written about Oracle’s impending ownership of
MySQL and its impact on MySQL users and commercial partners, as
well as MySQL’s business model, dual licensing and the GPL.
In order to try and bring some order to the conversation, we have
brought together some of the most referenced blog posts and news
stories in chronological order.
Part one took us from the announcement of the
EC’s in-depth investigation up to the eve of the communication of
the EC’s Statement of Objections.
Part two, below, takes us from there to the eve of the
announcement of Oracle’s concessions. …[Read more]