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SearchEnterpriseLinux: Open Source Making Its Mark

Aug 18, 2004, 11:30 (2 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Westervelt)

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"Oracle, Microsoft and IBM will respond to a flood of interest in open source databases by slashing prices and ramping up automation features, according to 'DBMS: Foundation of application Infrastructure,' a market report issued by Cambridge, Mass.-based Forrester Research Inc.

"Proprietary database management system (DBMS) vendors are beginning to feel the pinch from MySQL, Computer Associates International Inc.'s Ingres and other open source DBMS vendors that are attracting new customers with a low cost, no-frills systems..."

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