10 Keys to Successful Open Source Database Projects

Friday Jan 23rd 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Commercial databases can be costly and restrictive, but companies large and small are increasingly looking to open source databases to increase flexibility and bring down costs. Here are 10 tips for IT professionals who are thinking about implementing an open source database solution.

[From Linux Insider]

Harvesting, querying, delivering, enriching and analyzing data is at the heart of every business. However, most organizations are saddled with high-priced commercial databases as a result of continual departmental investments in new database projects, business intelligence (BI) projects, and the addition of new database projects through the merger and acquisition process. Consequently, IT budgets are increasing. To help reduce the costs of developing and maintaining data-driven business-critical applications, many businesses are turning to open source database (OSDB) solutions.

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