Open Source DBMS Vendors Pour Cold Water on Oracle Express

Nov 3, 2005 / By Paul Vallee

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Earlier this week, Oracle announced that it would release a free for production use version of its database product, limited to 4G in the database, 1G of ram and a single CPU. Today, the four major open source DBMS vendors (MySQL, Postgres, Firebird, and Sleepycat) unanimously rejected Oracle’s new free-to-use Express Edition beta, claiming that users will not accept the capacity limits of the new oracle product.

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