[From NewsFactor Network]
In some corners of the IT world, there is very little real competition and no question who leads the market. For example, Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has the lock on desktop operating systems and Apache rules Web servers, and no one expects that to change in the near future.
There is a little more suspense when it comes to relational database management systems (RDBMS) and the overall database software market, though.
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