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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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Consolidate and Standardize Database Performance in Heterogeneous Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: In this product overview, learn how Foglight can help you monitor database resources across multiple platforms. Discover Foglight's benefits when you Experience consistent coverage across diverse platforms, including Oracle, SQL Server, DB2 and Sybase.
Posted: 17 Apr 2017 | Published: 17 Apr 2017

Quest

SAP HANA & Virtualization: How To Encourage Full Production Support
sponsored by Cisco Systems, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: SAP landscapes are often deployed using virtualized application servers. Recently, many are encouraged to migrate to SAP's database platform of the future: SAP HANA. But HANA has limitations of its own. Learn about how you can encourage full production support by deploying Cisco, a platform for SAP landscapes.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 01 Jan 2017

Cisco Systems, Inc.

How To Stay On Top Of Your Databases' Performance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Today's DBAs are challenged with strategic business initiatives such as big data analytics — on top of the everyday firefighting necessary to keep all systems up and running. To be effective, DBAs need the right tools. Learn about Performance Investigator (PI) feature of Foglight® for Oracle, which can help you achieve optimal DB performance.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 11 Apr 2017

Quest

Data Replication and Oracle Databases: Top 5 Reasons to Choose SharePlex
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper takes a closer look at SharePlex, one of your options for data replication in Oracle environments. Uncover the top 5 reasons for considering SharePlex and learn how to optimize database management with a comprehensive and scalable strategy.
Posted: 11 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Quest

Make Data Manageable by Leveraging Managed Database Services
sponsored by Data Intensity
WHITE PAPER: If your DBA team is stretched thin trying to juggle daily performance issues, you may want to consider adding the expertise and bandwidth of a managed services provider (MSP). Discover how to leverage database managed services that support a variety of technologies from Oracle to SQL Server to enhance performance and unburden your DBAs.
Posted: 06 Apr 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Data Intensity

Tune Oracle Database Performance without Spending a Fortune
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores an alternative strategy for powerful monitoring, diagnostics, and workload analysis without the pitfalls of legacy tools or the expenses of Oracle Diagnostics and Tuning packs. Discover how to ensure and maintain peak Oracle performance and boost the value of your databases, all while slashing your workload.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 04 Apr 2017

Quest

Oracle Database Appliance Evolves as an Enterprise Private Cloud Building Block
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this report, tech research group Wikibon explores trends in Oracle's appliance strategy and how it fits in with private cloud. Learn how Oracle is providing automation orchestration and ability to deploy self-service, enabling virtualization of server and storage, and more.
Posted: 04 Apr 2017 | Published: 05 Jan 2016

Oracle Corporation

A Database Appliance that is Simple, Optimized, and Affordable
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper for 3 key tips on better DBA efficiency, plus 6 ways organizations can make better use of data through an appliance.
Posted: 03 Apr 2017 | Published: 03 Apr 2017

Oracle Corporation

Databases for Modern Apps
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Unstructured data – video, images, audio – is becoming more prevalent, which can be problematic for how apps are developed using traditional databases. Access this white paper and learn how NoSQL solutions can help reduce costs, improve response time, and provide faster access to data.
Posted: 29 Mar 2017 | Published: 29 Mar 2017

IBM

Compare Database Platforms: Build vs. Buy
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll get a side-by-side comparison of what buying and building a database platform entails. Learn how both methods stack up.
Posted: 28 Mar 2017 | Published: 28 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Oracle Database Systems: An Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Organizations of all sizes and types find it difficult, time consuming, and risky to deploy robust database environments. The Oracle Database Appliance can enable quick deployment and maintenance. Receive an introduction to the Oracle Database Appliance, and explore a variety of use cases.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

Empowering IT to Transform and Take Advantage of Database Technologies
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Big data and analytics, cloud, and mobile are empowering business users to accomplish more than ever before. But in many organizations, IT is struggling to keep up. Discover how companies can reduce database maintenance spending to allocate more funding toward innovation.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

IBM

How Scheduled Server Refreshes Can Save You Time and Money
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Upgrading your infrastructure can help IT organizations save in capital and operation costs. Find out how you can evaluate if it's time to refresh your server, and how scheduled server refreshes can help you improve application management and save costs.
Posted: 27 Mar 2017 | Published: 27 Mar 2017

Dell and Microsoft

A Database Appliance for Every Organization
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: In this infographic, you'll get an overview of a purpose-built appliance for your Oracle database. Get details on performance, consolidation, and availability.
Posted: 24 Mar 2017 | Published: 24 Mar 2017

Oracle Corporation

IDC on Digital Transformation: Run Your DB on the Right Infrastructure
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This white paper discusses the digital transformation journey that organizations are going through today. Discover a roadmap on one- or two-socket servers for digital transformation.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 31 Jan 2017

IBM

Redefining Real-Time Database Performance For Better Business Decisions
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Databases have long served as the lifeline of the business. Therefore, it's no surprise that performance has always been top of mind, and the goal is to service all requests as quickly as possible. In this lab review, learn how the Oracle SPARC M7 processor tested with an in-memory database performance.
Posted: 23 Mar 2017 | Published: 01 Dec 2015

Oracle Corporation

Next Steps To Take On The Road Of Database Modernization
sponsored by Aerospike
WHITE PAPER: Database technologies have evolved to enable a range of applications that automate repetitious transactional business processes inherent in ERP, CRM, and other systems. But a new generation of applications is emerging – for big data, mobile, and the cloud. Learn about taking the first steps towards modernizing your database for the new age.
Posted: 17 Mar 2017 | Published: 17 Mar 2017


5 Signs Your Company Has Outgrown Your Cassandra NoSQL DB
sponsored by Aerospike
WHITE PAPER: Cassandra is a well-known NoSQL database. And while it's easy for organizations to start with Cassandra, you may face increasingly large costs and complexity of day-today operations as your application load grows. Learn the 5 signs that your organization has outgrown Cassandra, and find next-step recommendations.
Posted: 16 Mar 2017 | Published: 16 Mar 2017


Data Discovery and Governance: Benefits, Challenges, and Guidelines
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: Discover ways to have more confidence in the data that you rely on for planning and decision-making. Learn about the benefits of governance in this white paper.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

Information Builders

Building a REST Infrastructure for Database Access
sponsored by CA Technologies
WHITE PAPER: Explore ways a REST architecture can support API integration across systems as mobile and web- and mobile-based services proliferate.
Posted: 15 Mar 2017 | Published: 15 Mar 2017

CA Technologies

6 Issues That Can Derail Your Big Data Initiative
sponsored by Information Builders
WHITE PAPER: 55% of big data projects are never finished, due to inaccurate scope, technical roadblocks, data silos, and more. Inside this white paper, learn 6 issues you need to account for to get the most value from your Hadoop ecosystem. Plus, uncover best practices that can help you avoid common mistakes made during Hadoop rollouts.
Posted: 08 Mar 2017 | Published: 08 Mar 2017

Information Builders

IDC: Who Can Benefit from SAP HANA Database and S/4HANA on Power?
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this IDC report, receive an introduction to Power, and how it works with HANA and S/4HANA to help businesses achieve performance improvements and strong ROI.
Posted: 27 Feb 2017 | Published: 27 Feb 2017

IBM

Deliver the Flexibility, Resilience, and Performance Needed to Support Demanding SAP HANA Workloads
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: By implementing SAP HANA, organizations can realize higher memory bandwidth to help deliver critical applications when they need them. Discover more ways to meet the unique requirements of SAP HANA.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

How SAP HANA Helps Clients Quickly Restore Business-Critical Operations
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper presents an evaluation of how the SAP HANA in-memory database improves cold start performance. Discover an analysis of the performance of SAP HANA in accelerating cold starts to ensure business-critical systems are available.
Posted: 24 Feb 2017 | Published: 24 Feb 2017

IBM

Drive Deeper Insights across Data with SQL Server 2016
sponsored by Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: Explore how SQL Server 2016 can help drive deeper insights into big data from both relational and non-relational sources, in the cloud and on-premise. Discover how SQL Server 2016 helps you store data in more formats at scale, open up data access, provide predictive analytics, and share insights on-premise, via the web, and through mobile devices.
Posted: 20 Feb 2017 | Published: 30 Jun 2016

Microsoft
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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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