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Gartner Magic Quadrant for Operational Database Management Systems


As the operational DBMS market enjoys a dynamic resurgence, new entrants are challenging established leaders. Information managers will be especially interested in the changes in the Leaders quadrant, the strength of dbPaaS vendors, and the emerging feature parity of new and old vendors.

Published: 12 October 2015

ID: G00271405

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg , Merv Adrian , Nick Heudecker , Adam Ronthal , Terilyn Palanca

Table Of Contents

Market Definition/Description

Magic Quadrant

  • Vendor Strengths and Cautions
    • Actian
    • Aerospike
    • Altibase
    • Amazon Web Services
    • Basho Technologies
    • Cloudera
    • Clustrix
    • Couchbase
    • DataStax
    • EnterpriseDB
    • FairCom
    • Fujitsu
    • Hortonworks
    • IBM
    • InterSystems
    • MapR
    • MariaDB
    • MarkLogic
    • McObject
    • MemSQL
    • Microsoft
    • MongoDB
    • Neo Technology
    • NuoDB
    • Oracle
    • Orient Technologies
    • Percona
    • Redis Labs
    • SAP
    • TmaxSoft
    • VoltDB
  • Vendors Added and Dropped
    • Added
    • Dropped

Inclusion and Exclusion Criteria

Evaluation Criteria

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision
  • Quadrant Descriptions
    • Leaders
    • Challengers
    • Visionaries
    • Niche Players


Market Overview

Gartner Recommended Reading

  • Ability to Execute
  • Completeness of Vision

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