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Survey Analysis: Enterprise Adoption of Open-Source DBMS

Published: 02 December 2019

Summary

The use of open-source and free-tier implementations of DBMS software is prevalent in one-third of respondents to our survey. Almost all organizations report some use. Data and analytics leaders should continue to adopt these offerings as they embark on new development initiatives.

Included in Full Research

  • Paid Support Is Considered to Provide Good Value as an Investment
  • Of Survey Respondents, 77% Report That an Open-Source DBMS Is Less Expensive to Support Than a Commercially Licensed DBMS
  • Almost a Third of Respondents Use Free/Open-Source DBMS Products Either Across the Entire Organization or in Most of It
  • On-Premises Deployment of Community-Supported Open-Source or Free-Tier DBMS Products Is Dominant
  • Methodology

Analysts:

Merv Adrian Adam Ronthal

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