Surprising findings in developers' open source usage
Source: InfoWorld - Posted by Alex   
Latest News Results from the 2010 Eclipse User Survey reveal interesting trends surrounding open source usage and opinions. Although it would be a stretch to say that these results from the 457 respondents represent the overall market, they do provide an interesting picture of development decisions being made by companies that are oriented to open source adoption. The following conclusions will be of most importance to IT organizations.

MySQL unaffected by Oracle's control

MySQL database usage has grown 27.7 percent in 2009 to 31.8 percent in 2010. At the same time, usage of Oracle's database fell from 27.3 percent in 2009 to 21.8 percent in 2010.

The data demonstrate that fears surrounding Oracle's control over MySQL have not resulted in lower use of MySQL in favor of an alternative open source database. This data should be helpful in cutting through the FUD as your company makes future open source database usage decisions.

Read this full article at InfoWorld

Only registered users can write comments.
Please login or register.

Powered by AkoComment!