Open source database improvements grow

March 19, 2004

[From Computerworld]

New open source databases users seem to blend the fervor of religious converts with the hardheaded realism of IT professionals.

The mix of developers, consultants and some vendors in the communities that create and extend these databases are moving between adding features that make these open source applications more reliable, and trying to avoid the panoply of elements that make commercial databases such as Oracle or Microsoft SQL Server complex and demanding.

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