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IT-Analysis: Open Source Database--Will Proprietary Databases Survive?

Jan 26, 2005, 04:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Robin Bloor)


Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"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..."

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