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Computerworld NZ: Ingres Resurgent: Price is Right and It's Open Source

Sep 27, 2006, 21:00 (0 Talkback[s])
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"Ingres was one of the mainstream relational databases till it was bought by Computer Associates in 1994. Now, it is making a comeback as an open source option, having been purchased by a private equity firm, Garnett & Helfrich Capital. CA retains a 20% stake in the new Ingres Corporation, which was officially launched in November 2005, coincidentally on the same day Microsoft released SQL Server 2005.

"'A lot of people thought the company had disappeared but CA continued to invest in the technology and made some smart and well thought-through investments, adding high-performance features,' Burkhardt says..."

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