Oracle's Acquisition of Sun Microsystems

Oracle's Acquisition of Sun Microsystems
Case Code: BSTR336
Case Length: 18 Pages
Period: 2009
Pub Date: 2009
Teaching Note: Not Available
Price: Rs.300
Organization: Oracle Corporation, Sun Microsystems
Industry: Information Technology and Related Services
Countries: US
Themes: Mergers and Acquisitions
Oracle's Acquisition of Sun Microsystems
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Background Note

Oracle Corporation
In 1977, Ellison, a computer programmer, found that there was huge potential for relational database management systems (RDBMS) and that no company had commercialized that product till then. Ellison along with Robert Miner (Miner) set up System Development Laboratories (SDL) to develop RDBMS software which could be accessed using Structured Query language (SQL)...

Sun Microsystems
Andreas Bechtolsheim (Bechtolsheim), as a part of his project at Stanford University , designed a workstation from used components he had picked up from Stanford labs...

Bechtolsheim designed a system for network integration and equipped it with high resolution. The system handled engineering and graphics tasks faster than the systems that were in the market...

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