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Sun to offer open source database?

Sun Microsystems is talking about releasing an open-source database capable of competing with Oracle.

There have been a lot of comments on this (Jim Grisanzio, Security-Flaws, The Silent Penguin), but apparently all speculation at this point. The most interesting is a slide from Sun CEO Scott McNealy listing “Sun db” amongst other existing databases such as MySQL, Oracle, Postgres, and DB2.

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