Or a desperate grasp?
“Even as rumors swirl about the fate and future independence of a number of open-source software start-ups, an acknowledged leader in the latest wave of open-source development, MySQL AB, has raised $18.5 million in its latest round of funding.”
I thought Oracle best watch out for the little guys closing in on their core business while they were distracted. They certainly aren’t listening to me, but maybe Oracle is just getting the hint themselves.
It has been noted that Oracle approached MySQL about “joining the team,” but those advances were rebuffed.