The database industry is getting way too action packed for my blood. First we had Sun buying MySQL, then Oracle buying Sun (thus inheriting MySQL and Java) (recall they already owned InnoDb (the MySQL main transactional engine) and they also by the way own BerkelyDB which is the database engine underlying Subversion repository and they also own all those CRMS and ERPs (Peoplesoft and Seibel), and now we have IBM integrating EnterpriseDb into their DB so that it can look like Oracle Db. What next? Perhaps Microsoft will join the party to integrate EnterpriseDb into their SQL Server offering so SQL Server can look like Oracle and better yet a SQL Server for Linux/Unix to complete the circle.
Now why would such a thing be good for Microsoft to think of: