Imagine my surprise when I woke up this morning to learn that Sun Microsystems had accepted a $7.4 billion purchase offer from Oracle. Not least of all because I actually predicted the sale more than a week ago!
Click on the above link to read my InfoWorld editorial speculating on the deal before it happened, and learn what I think the two companies have in common and what each stands to gain. If nothing else, it’s going to be a very interesting year for users of Java, MySQL, and other Sun products.
For full details on Oracle’s purchase of Sun, check out InfoWorld’s news story here.