Amazon’s Oracle Move Shows Open Source Won’t Gain in the Cloud

February 3, 2011 No Comments

I was not surprised to hear Amazon’s announcement that it now rocks Oracle’s database in its cloud. Clearly it’s a response to Salesforce.com’s Database.com, but it also addresses the fact that most enterprises love Oracle.

Currently Amazon offers MySQL on demand, an open source relational database. However, I suspect that enterprises and government agencies did not want to give up their existing Oracle installations — and perhaps for good reason.

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