One of the key findings is that the open source software has had a superficial impact on all the enterprise database market in that adoption has been widespread but shallow. While the open source databases have been widely deployed for the Web-tier applications, there has been a minimal adoption in the enterprise application tier, and adoption for the enterprise applications is at this time limited to certain but specific application of workloads.
To which I’d always respond, yes, but you’ve got to start it somewhere, and it’s impressive to be able to start with some of the most and very demanding customers on the planet. It’s a bit like programming platforms in the entire enterprise.
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