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Oracle Sales Erode as Startups Embrace Souped-Up Free Software

Oracle Sales Erode as Startups Embrace Souped Up Free Software Bloomberg Business


Wagner’s company last year began shifting away from pricey products from Oracle and International Business Machines Corp., replacing them with open-source software, which is freely available and can be modified. Now, Wagner said the closely held company is converting virtually all of its operations to free database software.

“They scale and operate extremely well and they don’t cost anything,” Wagner said.

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Open Source for the win!

Even stranger because Oracle bought MySQL. 

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