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?
- May 11, 2007
Sybase and Red Hat will soon release a virtual database appliance based on Linux, but users at the Red Hat Summit are wary of vendor lock-in and support.
- February 19, 2007
Get a Linux architect's opinion of Vista and four tips on managing a data center's mix of open and closed source software stacks in this report on Russell Pavlicek's LinuxWorld workshop.
- November 28, 2006
As VoIP provider Vonage's customer base grew, so too did its databases. They didn't warrant more Oracle instances, but ran just fine on PostgresSQL-based EnterpriseDB.
- October 31, 2006
It's high time that companies started evaluating open source software in the same manner that they do proprietary offerings, according to speakers at Oracle OpenWorld.
- October 18, 2006
MySQL CEO Marten Mickos wants the everyday DBA to become more powerful. In this interview, he tells SearchOpenSource.com about automated monitoring technology in the new MySQL Enterprise that does just that.