Oracle’s DB Sales Disappoint – due to Microsoft SQL Server 2005
by Jack Richins
I can remember when Oracle wouldn’t even acknowledge Microsoft had a database product. It hasn’t been that long ago. What a change.
Oracle has been taking a beating because newer open-source competitors such as MySQL, and other larger competitors such as Microsoft and IBM, are aggressively targeting the market. “Mostly, the biggest competitor is Microsoft, which had a new release of SQL Server this quarter,” said Mr. Barnicle.