Enterprise Database Deployments Lagging

March 17, 2003

[From eWeek]

Enterprises in general are choosing Oracle Corp. relational DBMSes more often than comparable databases from IBM or Microsoft Corp., but Oracle's lead in market share is threatened as customers scale back deployments.

International Data Corp., of Framingham, Mass., last week announced that the gap between Oracle and IBM is narrowing and that Microsoft is showing the strongest growth in the nearly $13 billion market for RDBMSes. The market researcher also said all three developers are increasingly cornering the object-relational DBMS market.

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