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Computerworld: Linux Sales Help Oracle Database Catch IBM, Gartner Finds

May 25, 2005, 16:00 (9 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Niccolai)

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"Oracle Corp. gained ground in the worldwide relational database market last year to draw roughly level with IBM, thanks in part to Oracle's strong performance in the fast-growing Linux segment, according to new figures from Gartner Inc.

"Microsoft Corp. also had a good year, increasing new license sales by 18% to be the fastest-growing database vendor. It remained in third place, however, behind longtime leaders Oracle and IBM..."

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