Gartner Research

State of the Operational DBMS Market, 2018

Published: 06 September 2018

ID: G00360276

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


As the operational DBMS market shifts to the cloud, practical concerns around vendor lock-in, staffing challenges and evolving pricing models are forcing data and analytics leaders to re-evaluate operational DBMS investment as part of their larger data management strategies.

Table Of Contents


  • Major Trends in the OPDBMS Market
    • The Vendor Identity Crisis in Data Management
    • Operations-Centric Innovation
    • Machine Learning Tools for DBMS Tuning and Maintenance
    • Open-Source DBMS Competition Heats Up In the Cloud
    • Open-Source DBMS maturity
    • Database Platform as a Service
    • Operational and Analytical Convergence
    • IoT and Stream Processing

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