Are Open-Source Developers Too Critical?
Mar 06, 2008, 01:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Esther Schindler)
"When I read the database report from Evans Data that I wrote
about yesterday, I noticed that the open-source databases--MySQL
and PostgreSQL--fared rather poorly, in comparison to the
commercial products (notably Oracle and DB2). Hmm, I thought. Maybe
it's a case of 'you get what you pay for.'
"But then I chatted with Evans Data founder Janel Garvin while I
was putting the final touches on the article... She pointed out
that most open-source developers, particularly as reflected in the
company's Linux and Open-Source report, are hyper-critical of their