Home > Databases > Market research gives Oracle top database spot Market research gives Oracle top database spot Eugenia Loli 2004-06-07 Databases 4 Comments A market research report on database sales last year found that Oracle has the most market share and that revenue from databases overall grew slightly last year. About The Author Eugenia Loli Ex-programmer, ex-editor in chief at OSNews.com, now a visual artist/filmmaker. Follow me on Twitter @EugeniaLoli 4 Comments 2004-06-07 10:20 pm Apple has the number one SQL database running on their platform! http://seminars.apple.com/tours/oracle/indextrk.html?s=99 I see interesting times ahead for all of the open source *NIX variants. If they don’t dominate the market, at the very least they will stay relivant. BTW. It is about time Apple got some basic Enterprise server software. What’s next SAP? 2004-06-07 11:00 pm That is cool, that means that Oracle could easily be ported to *BSD as well. Oracle is providing a product that gives you real choice. The choice to run UNIX, Linux, Windows, and now OSX if you want. It just shows that businesses can adapt to give you the same kind of choices that open source can. 2004-06-08 12:25 am “businesses can adapt to give you the same kind of choices that open source can. ” you are talking as if they are opposite of each other. redhat is doing open source business. so i dont understand your point 2004-06-08 5:52 am I think his point was that not everyone is interested in a complete vacum packed vendor lock in seal.