Open source databases
- April 13, 2012
News in brief: Red Hat partners with 10gen to provide MongoDB NoSQL database. Kubuntu gains new sponsor. Samba patch plugs security hole.
- January 27, 2010
Oracle promised to continue Sun Microsystem's open source commitment for MySQL, Open Office, and Solaris but open source users are skeptical.
- December 17, 2009
Concerns about the fate of MySQL under Oracle ownership impacted the open source database market, with users increasing PostgreSQL adoption over MySQL.
- November 20, 2009
Red Hat stake in EnterpriseDB called good strategy but users say impact depends on outcome of Oracle/Sun merger and the fate of MySQL.
- September 11, 2009
Open source databases have come a long way, offering potential savings and freedom from vendor lock-in.
- June 01, 2009
Ingres Corp. says its JBoss pact achieves mission-critical, end-to-end open source computing but expert doubts Ingres can overtake the database market. Among the customers using the integrated middleware is the Swiss-based financial services firm, ...
- November 16, 2008
LAMP's status as the undisputed open source stack has dimmed to a largely symbolic role as the number of open source applications has expanded.
- April 21, 2008
After MySQL was acquired by Santa Clara, Calif.-based Sun Microsystems Inc. on Feb. 26, data center pros wondered whether the open source database company would change its priorities. Zack Urlocker, Sun Microsystems' vice president of products ...
- March 25, 2008
SearchEnterpriseLinux.com sat down with Barton George, the group manager for Sun Microsystems Inc.'s GNU/Linux strategy, to discuss the company's open source strategy, Sun's acquisition of...
- January 21, 2008
In Sun's purchase of MySQL, the goal to grab a piece of the database pie is clear. But what does the acquisition mean for existing users running on Linux and non-Sun hardware?