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Says Worldwide Relational Database Market Increased 14 Percent i. STAMFORD, Conn., June 18, 2007 View All Press Releases Linux Experiences Strongest Operating System Growth Rate with 67 Percent Revenue Increase Worldwide relational database management systems (RDBMS) total software revenue totaled $15.2 billion in 2006, a 14.2 percent increase from 2005 revenue of $13.3 billion, according to Gartner, Inc.

Says Worldwide Relational Database Market Increased 14 Percent i

The overall RDBMS market continued to be dominated by the top-tier vendors, as the top three vendors (Oracle, IBM, and Microsoft) accounted for 85.6 percent of worldwide RDBMS revenue (see Table 1). Oracle and Microsoft experienced growth rates above the industry average at 14.9 percent and 28 percent, respectively, while IBM trailed in terms of growth with an 8.8 percent revenue increase in 2006. “As the popularity of the data-intensive initiative continues to grow, the relational database management system is receiving ongoing attention,” said Colleen Graham, research director at Gartner.

Source: Gartner Dataquest (June 2007) Contacts. IDC’s Database Market Share Analysis. IDC’s Chris Kanaracus has summarized the relational database market size in “Oracle Maintains Lead in Database Market”.

IDC’s Database Market Share Analysis

You can read the full round up here. The total market tallies an estimated $19 billion. For me, the most important data in the news story is: Oracle once again took the top spot, capturing 44.3 percent of the market with revenue growth of 13.3 percent. IBM came in second with a 21 percent share, also logging a 13.3 percent revenue growth rate. My question is, How long will the traditional database vendors remain in ascendancy. The traditional database vendors are not solving the data management problems their licensees face. Database market share war resumes - Channel Marker. Jun 26 2008 10:46AM GMT Posted by: badarrow Tags: Thanks!

Database market share war resumes - Channel Marker

We'll email youwhen relevant content isadded and updated. Following Follow Barbara Darrow Microsoft News Oracle It’s that time of year for the database market share squabble. From the snippets the vendors themselves release, it’s hard to draw conclusions. On its earnings call last night, Oracle president Charles Phillips crowed about IDC data showing Oracle’s database share at 44.3% vs. 21% for IBM vs. 18.5% for Microsoft. “We gained against those two competitors and the ‘other’ category,” Phillips told financial analysts. Perhaps. “According to IDC, Microsoft SQL Server outpaced all other RDBMS vendors to grow license revenue by 14% in 2007. Microsoft is trying to drum up interest in SQL Server 2008, which could finally launch at the company’s Worldwide Partner Conference in two weeks.

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Says Worldwide Application Development Software Market Declined. STAMFORD, Conn., April 29, 2010 View All Press Releases Worldwide project application development (AD) software revenue fell to $7.25 billion in 2009, a decrease of 2 percent from 2008 revenue of $7.39 billion, according to Gartner, Inc.

Says Worldwide Application Development Software Market Declined

"One of the main reasons for the decline in revenue in the AD market in 2009 was the de facto spending freeze on new projects in the early part of the year, which caused organizations to cut spending on new tools to support any new projects," said Laurie Wurster, research director at Gartner. "AD tool spending tends to be cyclical in nature with strong years of spending, as we saw in 2007, followed by a year or two of low or reduced investment. " Ms. Wurster said that despite the restrictions imposed on AD spending due to the recession, the ongoing need to invest in security testing was one of the key drivers for the market.

IBM continued to be the market leader, as its market share increased to 27.7 percent in 2009 (see Table 1). Contacts. Embedded Software and Tools Market Update & Outlook.