EnterpriseDB has just announced the results (PDF download) of a recent survey of open source database usage.
A few data:
– 83% have yet to pay for the use of their open source database.
– 11% did migrate away from Microsoft SQL Server, 6% from Oracle and less than 1% from IBM DB2.
– 9% have a preference for commercial databases that prevents the use of open source databases.
– 85% affirms that nothing prohibits their company from using an open source database.
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