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Computerworld Australia: Users Tempted by Free Commercial Databases

Mar 03, 2006, 20:30 (5 Talkback[s])
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Re-Imagining Linux Platforms to Meet the Needs of Cloud Service Providers

"Missouri State University's information systems department and Web start-up Savvica don't have a lot in common apart from tight budgets. In recent years, that would have likely meant choosing a free open-source database such as MySQL or PostGres.

"But last month, both eschewed open-source, opting instead for different commercial databases- albeit the free, stripped-down versions..."

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