Requirements:

1 ) Due 9 Jan

3) 300 to 350 Words

4) 3 References (must use included references)

5) Plagiarism-Free 

Background:  

Look at the MySQL “download” and the SQL Server Express Edition website and read the following articles:

http://dev.mysql.com/downloads/

http://msdn.microsoft.com/vstudio/express/sql/

https://dev.mysql.com/tech-resources/articles/mysql-hadoop-applier.html

Assignment  

Write a 300-350 word response to the question below:

Imagine that you are an IT manager for a relatively small firm that was considering adopting a server-based database management system but knew that you could start with a fairly basic and bare-boned version of a server-based DBMS. What things would you take into consideration when considering whether to go with an open-source DBMS like MySQL or an Express edition of a proprietary DBMS like SQL Server?