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Open Source Database Adoption Upswing Continues

Discussion in 'News' started by Echo419, July 22, 2008.

  1. Echo419

    Echo419 FS Owner

    Open source database adoption will continue its growth, despite the fact that rip and replace situations with Oracle, IBM and Microsoft databases are often few and far between.

    The open source database market is continuing its upswing, and shows no signs of slowing down.

    A market update by Forrester Research puts the value of the open source database market at $850 million, which includes software licensing, technical support and services. By 2010, the authors of the report estimate that figure will jump to $1.2 billion as enterprises look to open source databases to support Web 2.0 applications and other workloads.

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