Survey says SQL Server 2005 will woo new converts

A new survey by Edgewood Solutions revealed that 31% of respondents are impressed enough with the SQL Server 2005 feature set that they are considering a switch from another database platform. The survey also showed that Oracle is the platform most likely to be affected.

However, as expected, none of the companies — even those currently on SQL Server — are looking to make the move any time soon, as 80% of respondents said that they need more time and training prior to rolling out SQL Server 2005.

For those who hadn't heard, SQL Server 2005 was officially launched on November 7.

By Jason Hiner

Jason Hiner is Editorial Director of CNET and former Editor in Chief of TechRepublic. He's co-author of the book, Follow the Geeks.