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Wednesday, February 15, 2006

Oracle Buys Open Source Software Company Sleepycat

Oracle today announced that it has added Berkeley DB to its embedded database product line which includes Oracle Lite for mobile devices and Oracle TimesTen for high performance in-memory database applications.

In this press release: Andrew Mendelsohn, senior vice president, Oracle Database Server Technologies stated:

Sleepycat’s products enhance Oracle’s market-leading database product family by offering enterprise-class support to customers who need to embed a fast, reliable database at a lower cost.

In a related blog entry, Mike Olson CEO of SleepyCat also provides some insight into the acquisition.