Gartner Research

State of the Operational DBMS Market, 2017

Published: 25 July 2017

ID: G00325613

Analyst(s): Nick Heudecker , Donald Feinberg , Merv Adrian


The operational DBMS market has demonstrated little innovation over the last two years. Instead, vendors are largely focusing on competitive catch-up and execution across product lines. Data and analytics leaders need to be aware of these trends as part of their evolving data management strategy.

Table Of Contents


  • Major Trends in the OPDBMS market
    • Lack of Innovation
    • The Nonrelational Opportunity
    • Multimodel DBMSs
    • Open-Source DBMS maturity
    • Database Platform as a Service (dbPaaS)
    • In-Memory DBMS
    • HTAP
    • IoT and Stream Processing
    • Machine-Learning Tools for DBMS Tuning and Maintenance

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