We all know that MySQL says it is "the world's most popular open-source database". And PostgreSQL has a firm hold on second place while claiming to be, instead, "the world's most advanced open source database". But the horse that comes in third can return some money to gamblers who bet "to show". And the horse that shows momentum or gets close is worth watching for next time.
So I'll just ignore the dolphin and the elephant in the room, and go on to a harder question: who's number three?
According to Wikipedia
To find out how many times someone has expressed interest in a topic, I can go to stats.grok.se and ask how many times someone has looked at that topic's page in Wikipedia. Evil-thinking people could manipulate these numbers with ease, but until now they have …[Read more]