The State of PostgreSQL: Not So Easy to Kill
Jan 08, 2010, 12:33 (20 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
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"If you follow open source news at all, it's been pretty hard to
ignore MySQL the last few months. With a desperate campaign to stop
Oracle gobbling up MySQL, the FLOSS poster database has been front
and center. As usual, the PostgreSQL community has been quietly
coding away and working on the 8.5 release scheduled for the first
quarter of 2010.
"However, one of Monty Widenius' arguments about the
vulnerability of PostgreSQL has caught the attention of the
PostgreSQL community. In a comment on OStatic, Widenius says that
"PostgreSQL can also be killed" by a company like Oracle:"