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Showing posts from September, 2012

MySQL: A Business Parable

- Open Source, the IP always owned - LAMP web stack, MySQL a de-facto standard (FB, Google, Twitter, Yahoo) - dual licensing (consulting and support, T-shirts sale: uninteresting to VC)
- VC, looking for an "exit" - Sun and then Oracle acquisitions - Oracle "not a charity" From the Open Forum Europe 2012 Conference, here.