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ALSO CALLED: Database Managers (Software), Database Management Tools, Integrated Database Management Software, DBMS, DBM Tools
DEFINITION: A database management system (DBMS), sometimes just called a database manager, is a program that lets one or more computer users create and access data in a database. The DBMS manages user requests (and requests from other programs) so that users and other programs are free from having to understand where the data is physically located on storage media and, in a multi-user system, who else may also  … 
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Database Management Software White Papers (View All Report Types)
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Managing Your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This document introduces the basic principles of managing and optimizing the licensing of Oracle databases. Read on to uncover key components of a successful Oracle Software Asset Management (SAM) strategy, and tips for using the intelligence provided by SAM technologies to reduce both the likelihood and cost of an Oracle audit.
Posted: 17 Feb 2017 | Published: 17 Feb 2017

Snow Software

How To Proactively Manage Application Data For the Long-Term
sponsored by Hewlett-Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: Many companies with PeopleSoft Enterprise wait far too long to implement data management strategies for their application databases. Read this white paper to learn how the proper data management strategy in your Oracle environment can help you with application performance, long-term compliance, manageability, and more.
Posted: 26 Jan 2017 | Published: 26 Jan 2017

Hewlett-Packard Enterprise

This Express Cloud Service Can Help You Make Database Administration Easy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: As your enterprise grows, your DB needs to grow with it. Moving your DB into a flexible cloud environment seems to be a good idea, but patching and upgrading can still be a laborious and expensive process. Explore how the cloud can help you eliminate DB management complexities and support cost savings.
Posted: 20 Jan 2017 | Published: 20 Jan 2017

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Why Smart Organizations are Transforming Their Oracle Technology Platforms
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, explore the problem many legacy-based companies are having keeping up with cloud-native enterprises, as well as learn some ways in which Oracle technologies could help even the playing field. Discover 4 distinct challenges facing older companies, and an enterprise-wide technology strategy focused around an agile Oracle database
Posted: 07 Nov 2016 | Published: 07 Nov 2016

Cintra/Oracle

5 Ways to Cut Spending on Oracle Databases
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: This guide covers five cost-saving initiatives for Oracle products. Learn all of these initiatives and you can save up to 30% on your Oracle database licensing costs.
Posted: 11 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Aug 2016

Snow Software

Economic Analysis of Microsoft SQL Server: Cost Savings, Business Benefits, and More
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this Forrester report, learn how Microsoft SQL Server 2014 and 2012 can help companies reduce management and resource costs, drive incremental revenue from improved performance and reliability of systems, and improve IT and end-user productivity.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2014

Microsoft

SQL Server In-Memory OLTP Vs. Columnstore: A Comparison
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: In this in-depth white paper, learn about SQL Server in-memory online transactional processing (OLTP) and SQL Server in-memory Columnstore, and gain an overview of in-memory technologies from SAP, Oracle, and IBM. Plus, discover how these programs compare to one another, and learn about myths currently surrounding SQL Server in-memory technology.
Posted: 25 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 May 2015

Microsoft

Achieving Mission-Critical Application Performance with Your Database
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to learn how you can achieve mission-critical application performance, as well as stability, security, availability, and the ability to use data to gain business insights using SQL Server.
Posted: 22 Apr 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Microsoft

Orlin & Cohen Orthopedic Group Benefits from a 24x7 Managed Electronic Medical Records Database Architecture
sponsored by Cintra/Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn how Orlin & Cohen overcame the challenges its legacy Windows-based Oracle standard Edition architecture and upgraded to an enterprise-class platform. Learn how they accomplished this without the typical cost and complexity associated with enterprise architecture but still gained high performance and reduced risk.
Posted: 07 Apr 2016 | Published: 07 Apr 2016

Cintra/Oracle

Address the Challenges of Managing Software Assets with a Global Software Recognition Database
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you'll learn about a subscription-based software recognition service that combines a global database with a team of experts. Uncover ways this effective duo can help you gain visibility and understanding of licensable applications and suites, all within a database that supports more than 250,000 applications.
Posted: 11 Mar 2016 | Published: 11 Mar 2016

Snow Software

Managing your Oracle Database Licenses
sponsored by Snow Software
WHITE PAPER: You cannot overestimate the value of your Oracle database, so it is important that you understand every aspect of it. Access this white paper to gain an understanding of key components of a successful software asset management strategy as well as common mistakes.
Posted: 25 Feb 2016 | Published: 25 Feb 2016

Snow Software

Increase Server Performance and Productivity
sponsored by Dell EMC and Intel®
WHITE PAPER: This brief provides ideas on how you can refresh your old servers before your competition does. Learn how the economic and performance benefits of updating your servers on a regular basis can dramatically outweigh the time, cost, and effort of doing so.
Posted: 05 Dec 2016 | Published: 05 Dec 2016

Dell EMC and Intel®

Scaling SQL Server to New Limits
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: To avoid delays in reporting and responsiveness, learn how to turn transaction processing into a core differentiator. Discover ways the SQL Server 2016 release focuses on enhancing mission-critical performance, allowing you to empower analytics through deeper insights across data the cloud.
Posted: 02 Nov 2016 | Published: 02 Nov 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

The Data Explosion: A Guide to Oracle's Data Management Cloud Services
sponsored by Oracle
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, learn about Oracle's cloud-based database program that is highly scalable – giving you the ability to adapt your DB as IoT data becomes critical to businesses. Discover how you can build, deploy, and scale applications on your terms, simplify data management, and enable proactive analytics to gain actionable insights.
Posted: 31 Oct 2016 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

Oracle

Database in the Cloud: Discover More About Database as a Service
sponsored by Oracle
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the Oracle Database Cloud Service. Discover its unique characteristics, like the ability to scale workloads across multiple database instances, a secure private network that remains flexible enough to open network ports when needed, integration with familiar SQL Loader, and more.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 21 Oct 2015

Oracle

Oracle Database Cloud: Scale Fast. Simplify Now.
sponsored by Oracle
WHITE PAPER: Use this white paper to discover how Oracle Database Cloud Service can not only help you to easily migrate from a legacy server to your new DBaaS, but also grants you access to a built-in backup program to help your protect your data.
Posted: 28 Oct 2016 | Published: 28 Oct 2016

Oracle

Transcript: Scale SQL Server for Mission Critical Apps Like Never Before
sponsored by Hewlett Packard Enterprise
WHITE PAPER: It's time to modernize your core mission-critical business processing environment. Read on to explore ways you can balance the needs of your apps, power your mission critical apps, analyze in real-time, and more.
Posted: 13 Oct 2016 | Published: 13 Oct 2016

Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Unified Infrastructure Management for Databases: An Overview
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Discover unified database infrastructure management that delivers comprehensive monitoring across multiple database servers, as well as will uncover performance bottlenecks. Access now to ensure database integrity with a solution that supports Oracle, IBM DB2, SQL Server, Sybase, and IBM Informix.
Posted: 23 Sep 2016 | Published: 31 Dec 2014

CA Technologies

Deploying the Right Document-Oriented Database for You
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access a comparison of some of the available deployment options for document-oriented databases. Make the best choice for your current architecture by exploring important considerations like data sovereignty and open source options.
Posted: 01 Jul 2016 | Published: 31 Mar 2015

IBM

Learn How to Choose the Right Database for the Job
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the process of selecting and deploying the right multi-database solution for you. Uncover 7 types of open source databases and tools. Plus, gain access to a complimentary 30-day trial of IBM's Compose Enterprise multi-DB toolkit.
Posted: 29 Jun 2016 | Published: 29 Jun 2016

IBM

Why NoSQL? Your Database Options in the New Non-Relational World
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Today, many people are considering NoSQL databases to handle the rise in data types, data access, and data availability needs. Uncover key facts about the different types of NoSQL databases. Plus, learn 5 reasons for choosing NoSQL like flexibility and availability.
Posted: 28 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Apr 2016

IBM

Database on Cloud: Fast, Simple, Economical, and Secure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This data sheet explores databases available on demand as a cloud service. Designed with security in mind, you'll uncover the variety of advantages from leveraging this nontraditional approach to database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Sep 2015

IBM

Reach New Performance Heights with Cloud Data Warehousing
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Discover a high performance cloud data warehouse service that can enable simple and fast information management, analytics, and business intelligence operations in the cloud. Explore how your enterprise can manipulate and analyze data without the added complexity of network cluster maintenance and database management.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 31 Jul 2015

IBM

Data Engine for NoSQL: Get Faster, Get Larger and Get More Scalable
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores 3 technologies designed to work together to address the scaling issues of typical NoSQL deployments and increase the value of your database. Learn how you can leverage APIs for direct access to your enterprise data.
Posted: 21 Jun 2016 | Published: 30 Jun 2015

IBM

A Guide to Easing Your Big Data and Hadoop Management
sponsored by Rackspace
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, you will discover how to reap the benefits of big data without getting bogged down in deployment, optimization and maintenance challenges—by utilizing a big data management platform. Read on key into Hadoop management challenges and how to overcome them.
Posted: 17 Feb 2016 | Published: 17 Feb 2016

Rackspace
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DATABASE MANAGEMENT SOFTWARE DEFINITION (continued): …  be accessing the data. In handling user requests, the DBMS ensures the integrity of the data (that is, making sure it continues to be accessible and is consistently organized as intended) and security (making sure only those with access privileges can access the data). The most typical DBMS is a relational database management system (RDBMS). A standard user and program interface is the Structured Query Language (SQL). A newer kind of DBMS is the object-oriented database management system (ODBMS). A DBMS can be thought of as a file manager that manages data in databases rather than files … 

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