The RDBMS market

Allan Packer started a multi-article blog entry about his opinion regarding the RDBMS market:Are Proprietary Databases Doomed?. I looking forward to the next parts of it. I think, that relational databases will be a really different market in a few years. As Allen states: Databases are a commodity. Oracle - for example - is aware of this development and tries to broaden this business to Linux, Virtualisation, ERP and whatever….