Picking the right database when there are so many available should not just be a case of using whatever was easy for your last project.
About Matt Yonkovit
Matt Yonkovit is Head of Open Source Strategy at Percona, an open source database company. He focuses on helping developers, architects, and DBAs get the most out of their data. He has been in the open-source database community for over 15 years working for MySQL AB, Sun Microsystems, Mattermost, and Percona.