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  • Oracle retains database pole position

    New research from IDC has Oracle retaining its number one spot in the DBMS market, but threats to its current position are mounting. 

  • Oracle launches Linux test lab

    Oracle Corp. is opening a Linux lab to conduct internal testing of its software on the Red Hat and Novell SuSE Linux operating systems, as well as the mainline Linux kernel. 

  • MySQL CEO: Open source & MySQL will rise, legal foes will fall

    2004 was a portent of things to come for Linux in 2005, both because of what didn't happen (SCO Group's victory) and what did (the rise of open source software), according to Marten Mickos, CEO of Sweden-based MySQL AB. In this interview, he predicts... 

  • User: Support for rock-solid PostgreSQL a 'no-brainer'

    Pervasive Software opened the door this week to open source with Pervasive Postgres, a combination of the PostgreSQL database and services. One user believes Pervasive's third-party support approach to PostgreSQL is similar Red Hat's effect on Linux,... 

  • MySQL exec: Open source to be New Year's resolution for many

    It was a year of milestones for the open source database MySQL. Version 4.1 was certainly a highpoint for the company, and recent studies that claimed 42% of companies were running open source software in their production databases only added m... 

  • IBM deal could be Sybase's last stand

    Sybase and IBM are joining forces to increase their stake in the Linux market, a move that could be Sybase's last chance to maintain a presence in the database market. 

  • Sleepycat database has Internet purring

    With the spotlight on open source DBMSes, Berkeley DB, an embedded open source database, is creating its own niche and is finding it has the potential to be one cool cat. 

  • Open source Ingres' salvation, says founder

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Ingres founder and chief architect Mike Stonebraker says a product that uses good technology doesn't necessarily make it a commercial success.

    Seemingly frustrated over what he refers to as a lucky break for Oracle ... 

  • CA executive steers Ingres on open source waters

    When former Oracle and PeopleSoft/JD Edwards executive Tony Gaughan joined Computer Associates International Inc. earlier this year to head its product development team, Gaughan signed on to oversee the open sourcing of its Ingres DBMS.


  • Golden's Rules: Data warehousing at 75% off with open source, part 2

    In the first part of this column, Bernard Golden set the scene for a discussion of open source data warehousing. In part 2, one of the largest travel companies in the world finds a commercial product overkill when it comes to data warehousing and tur...