Oracle now owns Sun

By Dave Bailey
27 Jan 2010 View Comments
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Oracle's acquisition of Sun has been finalised, and the database giant is due to outline its technology roadmap later today.

The roadmap will detail Oracle's plans for Sun's Sparc server hardware along with its Solaris operating system, the StorageTek tape portfolio, Java, and the OpenOffice application.

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The vendor is also expected to flesh out its plans for MySQL, the open-source database at the heart of a protracted EU investigation into the takeover.

The roadmap unveiling will be part of an all-day event webcasted for customers and partners

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