Not Oracle, but one of the other free/cheap/lean DBs.
Sun had such a cool logo.
I have a feeling that MySQL will be forked soon. The original will stagnate and the fork will die because it doesn't have Multi-processor support. It will be a slow painful death, drawn out by the following/momentum/install base of MySQL.
UDP is connectionless - the ability of a firewall to do stateful filtering is irrelevant as far as UDP packets are concerned.