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Re: Estimating market size

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Tatsuo Ishii <ishii(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: andy(dot)astor(at)enterprisedb(dot)com, josh(at)agliodbs(dot)com,pgsql-advocacy(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Estimating market size
Date: 2007-10-05 16:14:22
Message-ID: 20071005161422.GC20721@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Fri, Oct 05, 2007 at 07:14:24PM +0900, Tatsuo Ishii wrote:
> > Everyone,
> > 
> > I am actually working on an exercise to generate some numbers on
> > the Postgres market share and/or market size, both in the US and
> > globally.
> > 
> > If anyone has any information on this topic, whether anecdotal,
> > analyst-based, or from any other source, I would appreciate you
> > sending it to me. I will summarize my findings with the mailing
> > list once they are complete, in the next couple of weeks. Thanks
> > in advance,
> > 
> > Andy
> > 
> > P.S. Tatsuo...interesting assessment. It¹s amazing that Postgres¹s
> > popularity in Japan is an estimated 5 times the number in the US!
> 
> I believe the estimation is not far from the reality. I also am
> interested in another country. My wild guess is, PostgreSQL
> popularity in EU might be somewehre between Japan and US. In Russia
> it might be between EU and Japan. Those says, the popularity rank
> might be:
> 
> Japan > Russia > EU > US
> 
> Of course these are just my guess...

I'm curious as to where South America, South Asia and Greater China
fit in the above today, and even more interested in where they will
fit in time to come.

Cheers,
David.
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