44% of database devs use MySQL

Open source database deployments are up more than 20% in the last six months, according to Evans Data. MySQL use, has increased by more than 25% in six months and is approaching a majority in the database space, with 44% of developers using the open source database. More than 60% of database developers say their company can recover mission-critical data systems in under an hour. 20% said access to the data could be restored in under 5 minutes. 8% said it would be more than 12 hours to restore mission-critical data. 75% of database developers have mobilization plans with 32% either currently deploying or expecting to deploy mobile database applications within the next six months. Almost 70% of database developers indicate plans to deploy embedded databases. 24% are currently deploying embedded databases.