MySQL less attractive under Oracle, analyst says

Monday Dec 7th 2009 by DatabaseJournal.com Staff

Open source users wary of post-merger Sun.

[From Techworld]

Usage of the open source MySQL database is set to decline if Oracle succeeds in buying the software's owner, Sun Microsystems, according to new data released by analyst firm The 451 Group.

The firm polled 347 open source software users. While 82.1 percent of respondents use MySQL today, that figure will drop to 72.3 percent by 2014, the study found.

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