Enterprise Linux Oracle vs. open source challengers:

Oracle vs. open source challengers

Oracle has both extolled and disrupted the open source movement in recent years. The resources in this section compare Oracle's DBMS and applications to open source competitors such as PostgreSQL, MySQL, Red Hat, Sybase, Ingres, EnterpriseDB and more.

Oracle and Red Hat:

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Oracle and PostgreSQL:

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Oracle and MySQL:

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  • PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle or other?

    (presented by SearchOracle.com)

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  • MySQL AB launches strike against Oracle, others

    (presented by SearchOracle.com)

     | 27 Oct 2004

    Article -  MySQL AB is rolling out the next version of its database with new features that the company says will allow enterprises to use the DBMS for more mission critical applications.

  • Oracle SQL to test for numerics

    (presented by SearchOracle.com)

    Ask the Expert -  With reference to your answer to the question "How can SQL test for pure numerics?" I was surprised that since the column is headed "Ask the Oracle Expert" you did not provide an Oracle solution to the question.

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Oracle on Windows vs. Linux:

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  • LinuxWorld: Virtualization, open source threaten proprietary models

    11 Aug 2005

    Article -  Rising interest in virtualization could mean the decline of traditional software pricing plans. Meanwhile, virtualization leaders VMware and Microsoft are facing tough new competition from open source alternatives.

  • Oracle moves to support Linux desktops

    25 Jan 2004

    Interview -  NEW YORK -- Linux advocate Oracle Corp. is all talk and more action. Besides touting its huge Linux project with online mega-retailer Overstock.com at LinuxWorld Conference & Expo last week, the company's execs are talking about Oracle's actions and...

  • Recommendations for platform and clustering solution

    (presented by SearchOracle.com)

    Ask the Expert -  We are in the process of installing a new Oracle database for a company that consists of 6,000 employees. We need advice on choosing a platform (Linux or Windows). Also is there any recommendation for a clustering solution?

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Other open source challengers:

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  • Entrepreneurs turn to open source DBMS vendors

    21 Mar 2005

    Article -  The use of open source database management systems is rising rapidly. The industry is expected to reach $1 billion by 2008, according to Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research.

  • Open source EnterpriseDB takes aim at Oracle customers

    (presented by SearchOracle.com)

     | 25 Apr 2006

    Article -  In an interview with SearchOracle.com, Andy Astor, EnterpriseDB's president and chief executive officer said his firm hopes to lure Oracle customers over to the open source world.

  • Sybase vs. Oracle: 10 reasons to use Sybase on Linux

    Tip -  Despite its fall from market leadership, Sybase is still a strong enterprise offering, says database consultant Dr. Mich Talebzadeh. In this tip, he gives 10 reasons why Sybase on Linux bests other databases, particularly Oracle.

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