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Red Hat Linux System Administration Handbook by Mark F. Komarinski, Cary Collett

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Chapter 12. Linux Database Software

A cornucopia of database management systems!

Linux has benefited in the realm of DBMSs by being a UNIX-like OS. A number of software vendors have ported their database servers to Linux. Better yet, a few have even been developed under Linux. In the last year or so, major commercial database makers have also made versions of their systems for Linux.

This chapter actually started as a section, but it got so big and DBMSs are becoming such an important aspect of computing, we made it a chapter. We first talk about two very popular, lightweight servers in detail. Then we have a less detailed listing of other native database servers. Finally, a description of a couple of databases with partial Linux support round out ...

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