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Sales inquiries increases x15 at MySQL

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Looks like the Oracle acquisition of Sun is helping MySQL – according to Zack Urlocker (MySQL Marketing VP) via Twitter

Set a new record in lead gen last week. More than 15x what we were doing 3 months ago. Quantity and quality are both improving.

Maybe the threats of forks and rebellions are premature, particularly if the leads increase sales, and sales increases engineering resources. Whether the recent increase in transparency and openness continues at MySQL might be the bigger question.

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Written by James

May 12, 2009 at 9:39 pm

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  1. […] Urlocker recently claimed that MySQL sales inquiries were growing nicely (although I can’t find the original Tweet) but […]

  2. […] Urlocker recently claimed that MySQL sales inquiries were growing nicely (although I can’t find the original Tweet) but […]


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