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Mike Olson, co-founder of Sleepycat, leaves Oracle

Mike Olson has left Oracle to explore other things...like saving the planet.

By February 7, 2008


Sleepycat database fuels Juniper Networks

Open-source Sleepycat hasn't gone to bed at Oracle. On the contrary, it just signed a massive deal.

By October 30, 2007


Underexposed blog: Links of the day

Hiccups with Apple Aperture and D300 raw...Canon G9 image quality...a decade of open-source...Dilbert discovers virtualization...Mike Olson leaves Sleepycat...Getty troubles.

By February 12, 2008


Open-source chronicles: Oracle buys, Gentoo founder flies

Oracle wakes up to the charms of Sleepycat Software, Gentoo's Daniel Robbins exits Redmond's embrace, and more.

By February 14, 2006


Oracle snags open-source database company

Database giant buys Sleepycat Software and adds an open-source embedded database to its lineup.

By February 14, 2006


A business case for open source

Sleepycat Software CEO Michael A. Olson says the venomous war of words within the software establishment has obscured the quiet progress of open source into corporate corridors.

May 7, 2002


Open-source firm names board members

Sleepycat Software, a company providing commercial support for the open-source Berkeley Database software, has named two new members to its board. The new members are Clyde Johnston, former chief executive of Innosoft until Sun Microsystems acquired the software company in 2000, and Guy Henshaw, managing director of consultancy Henshaw Vierra Management Counsel. Numerous companies are backing the open-source movement in which people may share, change and distribute a software's underlying programming instructions for free. Sleepycat, a private company, said it's been profitable for the last five years. Its database software is geared for "embedded" computing devices--non-PC systems that run everything from network routers to elevators.

By April 17, 2001