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Posted Jul 29, 2003

Database battle hots up

By DatabaseJournal.com Staff

[From vnunet.com]

The cost of running high-end databases, and how they cope with external data sources, is becoming a key issue for vendors as the leading players attempt to fight off open source rivals.

The current database leaders by market share - Oracle, IBM and Microsoft - are focusing on reducing costs and gearing up their products to lower the overheads of running high-end systems.

At the same time, low-cost open source alternatives are beginning to mature, with the release of a pre-configured MySQL sever set for August.

The article continues at http://www.vnunet.com/News/1142612

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