PostgreSQL: The Other Open-Source Database

Friday Jul 30th 2004 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff
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PostgreSQL is a database-users' database, CEO Davidson says. It just has to address the publicity gap it faces with MySQL.

[From InformationWeek]

MySQL may be winning the popularity contest for open-source databases right now, but PostgreSQL backers claim their database has more going for it.

While MySQL is developed by MySQL AB, PostgreSQL is truly open-source in that anyone can contribute to its source code, says Geoff Davidson, CEO of PostgreSQL Inc. His company provides support, consulting, training, and custom-development services for PostgreSQL users, but unlike MySQL AB doesn't sell commercial database licenses.

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