"Two popular open source databases, MySQL and
PostgreSQL, are often the final two candidates when admins are
preparing a new rollout. This high-level overview of these two open
source powerhouses should help you choose which is more appropriate
for your needs. PostgreSQL
"PostgreSQL (pronounced Post-gress-cue-ell) bills itself as the
world's most advanced open source database. Some of its fans say it
is as good as Oracle, but without the baggage of high cost and
snooty customer service. It has a long history, having been
developed originally in 1985 at the University of California,
Berkeley, as a descendant of the Ingres database."
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