database software

MySQL vs PostgreSQL

by on October 9, 2008 · 1 comment

Useful comparison of MySQL and PostgreSQL open source database software.

MySQL vs PostgreSQL is a decision many must make when approaching open-source relational databases management systems. Both are time-proven solutions that compete strongly with propriety database software.

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This is yet another successful story for open source software. Sun has no database software to sell in a $15 billion market that Oracle leads, according to IDC study. Congratulations, Monty, David and the crew. Now, Sun Microsystems, Inc. today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire MySQL AB, an open source […]

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