CA swings at Oracle, SQL Server with Ingres

Robert Westervelt writes “Computer Associates is making Ingres r3 DBMS for Linux and Windows widely available today under its open source license. CA executives said this will bolster Ingres’ ability to compete against Oracle and SQL Server.

“We’re pitching this against Oracle and SQL Server because it has the stability and reliability that can compete with any of their offerings, and it is being used in very large, mission critical environments,†said Emma McGrattan, vice president of Ingres development at CA. “Our feature sets and low maintenance is very desirable against those well-known database vendors.â€

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