IT-Analysis: Open Source Database--Will Proprietary Databases Survive?
Jan 26, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)
"The recent announcement that Pervasive was throwing its weight
behind PostgreSQL, as an open source offering, was interesting for
two reasons. First of all, Pervasive already had a successful
database product--Pervasive SQL--which has strong traction among
ISVs. Pervasive regards its version of PostgreSQL (Pervasive
Postgres) as complementary to this. Technically that's true, as
Postgres is a true object-relational product whereas Pervasive SQL
is a died-in-the-wool relational database product designed for
speed and not object manipulation..."