Article: How PostgreSQL has popularized open source enterprise databases [Q&A]

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How PostgreSQL has popularized open source enterprise databases [Q&A]

Although open source has gained in popularity in recent years, in some circles it’s still viewed as being inaccessible to all but tech experts. But that’s starting to change, the PostgreSQL database has earned a strong reputation among businesses for reliability, feature robustness, and performance and has contributed to the growth in open source.

We spoke to Marc Linster, CTO at PostgreSQL specialist EDB to find out why he believes the open source database may now be coming of age.

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Article: Top open source database advantages for enterprises

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Top open source database advantages for enterprises

Many IT industry professionals use DB-Engines to track the popularity of database products. The ranking criteria includes measuring the number of references to different products on industry websites, Google searches, job postings, user profiles, and professional and social networks.

It’s important to note that web popularity does not equate to market share and industry-leading sales revenues. Top commercial products such as Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle’s Autonomous Database continue to lead all vendors, including open source database products. But there has been a rise in open source database adoption, creating some competition for proprietary databases.

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Article: CrateDB takes distributed SQL DB fully open source with release of v4.5

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CrateDB takes distributed SQL DB fully open source with release of v4.5

Crate.io has pushed out CrateDB 4.5, the latest version of its clustered SQL database for developers building machine data applications. With this release, the product is also now fully open source with all enterprise features of the database available under the Apache 2.0 license.

Detailing the changes on its blog, Crate.io said it will no longer implement its Enterprise License, under which organisations paid for commercial use of the product. Instead, the complete set of CrateDB features will be available in a single open source version licensed under Apache 2.0.

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Article: Crate.io Open Sources the Entire Codebase of CrateDB – the Database Purpose Built for Machine Data

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Crate.io Open Sources the Entire Codebase of CrateDB – the Database Purpose Built for Machine Data

With today’s release of CrateDB 4.5, all database capabilities previously included in the enterprise version are available in the community edition; CrateDB will remain fully open source moving forward

Crate.io, developer and supplier of CrateDB, the purpose-built database optimized for machine data use cases, today announced that CrateDB is now a fully open source database solution. With today’s release of CrateDB 4.5, all enterprise features of the database are available under the Apache 2.0 open source license for the self-deploy Community edition.

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