IT-Analysis: Open Source Database--Will Proprietary Databases Survive?
Jan 26, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
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"The recent announcement that Pervasive was throwing its weight
behind PostgreSQL, as an open source offering, was interesting for
two reasons. First of all, Pervasive already had a successful
database product--Pervasive SQL--which has strong traction among
ISVs. Pervasive regards its version of PostgreSQL (Pervasive
Postgres) as complementary to this. Technically that's true, as
Postgres is a true object-relational product whereas Pervasive SQL
is a died-in-the-wool relational database product designed for
speed and not object manipulation..."