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The Growing Maturity of Open-Source Database Management Systems

Published: 28 November 2008

ID: G00163259

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg


Open-source database management systems continue to mature and with the global desire for cost savings, are gaining increased visibility for production systems.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Definitions for Open-Source DBMS Types and Usage
  • Market Changes, Adoption and Maturity
  • Third-Party Software and Management Tool Vendor Adoption
  • Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) is Confusing
  • Other Open-Source DBMS Issues and Trends

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