Should You Pay for Your Open Source Database?

How do you know if it’s time to move beyond the free, community-supported version of your open source database? If your business hinges on the success of an application, you know this much: You need a reliable, secure and highly performant database to power that app. A free open source database may work brilliantly for testing and QA, but is community-supported software your best bet once it’s time to take your mission-critical application live?

It might seem counterintuitive, but devoting budget to an enterprise open source solution can save you money. Some potential costs associated with community-supported software are mitigated (or avoided entirely) by moving to an enterprise solution.

Read this ebook to recognize the four signs when you need to pay for your open source database.

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