What happens to MySQL now?

With the rumor that Oracle might eventually buy Sun, the most glaring question in mind is..what happens to MySQL now?

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  1. This is my take…and my response to one of my colleague about the fate of MySQL.

    MySQL: Oracle has been known to keep different flavors of DBMS (11g, Times Ten, Berkley Db and of course InnoDB ) while it is expected that Oracle will favor 11g over all the rest. I believe MySQL will still
    find it’s market amongst SMBs, and don’t forget the proliferation of PHP/MySQL hosting across the globe…you don’t expect that these will disappear overnight. I personally don’t think so. Lets not forget..this brings PHP under the Oracle umbrella.

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