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.

Tom currently works in developer relations for IBM Watson. A serial entrepreneur, he's been the founder of numerous startups including Investify and StatsMix, a Techstars alumni company. Tom lives outside Boulder, Colorado and in his free time he's an avid rock climber, skier, and trail runner.

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