Last year we informally surveyed the open source community and
our conference attendees.
The results revealed that:
- 48% of those in the cloud choose to self-manage their databases, but 52% were comfortable relying on the DBaaS offering of their cloud vendor.
- 49% of people said “performance issues” when asked, “what keeps you up at night?”
- The major decision influence for buying services was price, with 42% of respondents keen to make the most of their money.
We found this information so interesting that we wanted to find out more! As a result, we are pleased to announce the launch of our first annual Open Source Data Management Software Survey.
The final results will be 100% anonymous, and will be made freely available on Creative Commons. …[Read more]