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SearchDatabase: SQL Server Pros Aren't Charmed by Open Source

Oct 18, 2004, 19:45 (27 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robert Westervelt)

"They are curious about the growing number of open source database products on the market, but some SQL Server DBAs say they remain doubtful that companies will adopt it for the long haul.

"Open source DBMSes, have been growing in popularity since Swiss-based MySQL AG, began marketing its no-frills system to businesses on limited budgets. As MySQL builds its customer base, vendors have begun to notice the interest and have released code of their own DBMSes to the open source community..."

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