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Microsoft SQL Server 2005


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windows* mac
linux** unix
java

As backend for Microsoft products that require a database - Microsoft SQL Server is available to make integration and development simple and easy. SQL Server is today considered one of the top 3 databases on the market. If you are developing for Windows - or making websites on Internet Information Services (IIS) - then SQL Server is the most popular backend database to use.

Open source SQL Server alternatives

Firebird 2.0.1
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
Firebird is a relational database based on source code that Inprise (now Borland) release as open source. Many features from the ANSI SQL standard are included making Firebird easy to work with if... Read more
Ingres 2006 Community Edition
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
For many years Ingres has been a well-known names in the database business. Now it is available as open source. Ingres is a high performance and highly scalable database systems, which also features... Read more
PostgreSQL 8.3
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
PostgreSQL is a relational database system (RDBMS). Considered one of the most advanced open source databases on the market - PostgreSQL is a tough competitor for the top commercial database... Read more
MySQL 5.0
Available for: windows mac linux unix java
Increasingly growing market shares caused by a good reputation and of course the fact that it is completely free of charge - makes MySQL the most widely deployed open source database. For most web... Read more



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