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Open source is next wave: Embarcadero

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| In an interview with CIOL, Greg Keller, chief evangelist, Database Gear
| products, Embarcadero, talked about the Database gear products offered to the
| developer community and company's offering in open source.
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http://www.ciol.com/Developer/Databa...28808109647/0/

OpenSQL Camp Offers Informal Meeting for Database Developers

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| Open-source databases have become quite prominent over the last decade, in
| large installations as well as small ones. MySQL and PostgreSQL are the
| best-known open-source databases, but SQLite, Firebird, and CouchDB are also
| popular in some corners, and offer compelling features of their own. In some
| cases, users aren't even aware that they have installed a database: For
| example, the Firefox Web browser comes with an installation of SQLite, which
| it uses to manage preferences and passwords.
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http://ostatic.com/171870-blog/opens...ase-developers
http://tinyurl.com/5rlmy2

Continuent Launches Tungsten Database Scale-out Stack

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| "For there to be increased adoption of open source databases at the
| enterprise application tier, a number of factors need to be addressed,"
| stated Matt Aslett, analyst with The 451 Group, a technology industry analyst
| company focused on the business of enterprise IT innovation, in his
| report. "These include increased enterprise functionality, improved service
| and support offering, proof that performance fears are misplaced, increased
| resistance traditional database software licensing, and a move to web-based
| architecture for internal applications."
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http://www.prweb.com/releases/databa...web1258374.htm


Recent:

Oracle users go ga-ga for open source, including MySQL

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| It's great to be king (aka "Oracle"), but apparently the peasants are
| secretly in revolt. According to a survey of the Independent Oracle Users
| Group (IOUG) [PDF], open source adoption is rampant within the rank-and-file
| of Oracle users...including widespread adoption of MySQL. *
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http://blogs.cnet.com/8301-13505_1-9...bj=TheOpenRoad
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