Linux database system needed

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    Linux database system needed

    I'm in need of a Linux database system similiar to Windows Microsoft Access. I really don't need anything with a lot of "bells and whistles". I don't even need multiuser capability. Just a basic system capable of holding data in a variable structure format. Also, the Linux system should not require a commercial license since I'm not planning on publishing the application source code.

    Thus, can anybody recommend a very basic, reliable Linux database system?

    Thanx

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    Mario,

    I'd love to use mySql but AFAIK, it requires a commercial license if the developer does not publish his/her source code. In my situation, I cannot publish my source because it's a commercial product being marketed by a third party. Being a really small shop, I can't afford to purchase much in the way of software. Gotta pay the mortgage and eat first.

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    If you really only need basic database features, then you should consider SQLite.
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    SQLite looks like an excellent choice since it's totally free.

    THANX!!!!

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    Don't forget to check out PostgreSQL as well, if you should find that SQLite does not suit you for some reason.

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    SQLite is an awesome database engine; I've used it in several projects. It's faster than mysql, it doesn't require a daemon process to run in the background, and its source code is all public domain.

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