Linux Grows Role as Database Platform
Jun 20, 2007, 18:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Martin Veitch)
"The big three of Oracle, IBM and Microsoft continue to dominate
the relational database sector but market researchers are being
forced to change the way they study the market by the rise of
open-source and hosted products.
"Revenue from global relational databases was $15.2bn in 2006,
up 14.2 percent year on year, Gartner said. The 85.6 percent lion's
share of that went to the leaders, all of which grew income.
Microsoft made the most notable leap, up 28 percent..."