How Jonathan “popped the question” and other MySQL acquisition answers

In addition to telling us how he “popped the question” of the acquisition to Marten Mickos, MySQL’s CEO, Jonathan’s latest post answers a lot of questions that have been raised regarding Sun acquiring MySQL — What happens with PostgreSQL, how this affects our relationship with Oracle, what the revenue synergies are, and more.

Via Masood’s blog, here’s a great video by Robin Miller that captures the acquisition thoughts from James Gosling & the MySLQ creators:

And one more video about the acquisition with surprise guests showing up at 3:30 minutes into the video:

  1. #1 by melanie gao on January 23, 2008 - 4:32 pm

    I think it’s cool that so many of our business ventures began when Jonathan sat down with someone for dinner.

  2. #2 by Skrocki on January 26, 2008 - 5:46 pm

    Mel, a hearty +1. 🙂

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