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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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Oracle MySQL Cloud Service: Propel Innovation and Time-to-Market
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Find out how to use Oracle MySQL Cloud Service to pioneer innovative apps rapidly with a database service that's secure, cost-effective, automated, integrated, and enterprise-ready.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

Oracle Corporation

Buyer's Guide to SAP HANA Infrastructure Hardware
sponsored by Lenovo and Intel
WHITE PAPER: Download this buyer's guide to learn how to select the proper infrastructure hardware for SAP HANA, with a particular look into Lenovo's X6 server models that provide HCI-like architecture for both single node and scale-out systems, for database performance.
Posted: 25 Jul 2017 | Published: 25 Jul 2017

Lenovo and Intel

Database & Data Replication with Quest SharePlex: Visual Product Snapshot
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: Backup, recovery, and business continuity are key challenges in modern databases and centers. In this visual snapshot, learn about how you can use Quest SharePlex, a database replication and migration tool, to mitigate these issues and achieve your top DB goals.
Posted: 24 Jul 2017 | Published: 24 Jul 2017

Quest

Key Methods for Managing Complex Database Environments
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: To successfully manage complex DB environments, you must balance key business metrics, understand the DBA's unique challenges, and select the right tools for DB administration. Learn key methods for successfully managing today's complex database infrastructures and more.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Quest

Tools for the Evolving Database Landscape
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: As the landscape shifts from reliance on relational database management systems (RDBMS) to public-cloud Database as a Service (DBaaS), so do the responsibilities of the DBA. In this technical brief, learn about the history of the DB, the current DB market, and the priorities of today's DBAs.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Quest

10 Tips for Optimizing SQL Server Performance
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper offers 10 tips for optimizing SQL Server performance. Learn how to get the most out of your organization's DB investment with an overview of the baselining and benchmarking process, reasons for monitoring performance counters, and 8 more tips.
Posted: 12 Jul 2017 | Published: 12 Jul 2017

Quest

Extend the Value of SCOM with Foglight for SQL Server
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This paper shows how Foglight for SQL Server complements SCOM by delivering predictive performance diagnostics so DBAs can resolve issues. Access now to learn more.
Posted: 11 Jul 2017 | Published: 11 Jul 2017

Quest

Developers: Leveraging Multiple Open Source Databases in the Cloud
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: It's unlikely that a single database will meet your needs. Learn how to run multiple open source databases with a fully managed cloud data platform, accelerate app development, and increase your scalability.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

MySQL Cluster Evaluation Guide
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide presents a brief overview of the MySQL Cluster database. Discover considerations before initiating a response, evaluation best practices, configuration options and sanity checking, and more.
Posted: 29 Jun 2017 | Published: 29 Jun 2017

Oracle Corporation

Guide to Scaling Web Databases with MySQL Cluster
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide explores the technology that enables Oracle's MySQL Cluster to deliver web-scalability with less than 5.5 minutes of downtime per year. Discover resources to get you started in building your web, mobile, or cloud service.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Oracle Corporation

A Field Guide to the World of Databases and Analytics
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: From document and graph to relational and non-relational, this guide lays out your database and analytics options. Find out how data moves across databases and development languages so that you can work in your favorite environment without sacrificing productivity.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2016

IBM

What’s New in MySQL 5.7
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Oracle's MySQL 5.7 offers a secure, scalable way to manage data. Learn more about the performance and security improvements in this iteration of MySQL in the following white paper.
Posted: 28 Jun 2017 | Published: 28 Jun 2017

Oracle Corporation

A Guide to High Availability
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This guide is designed to assist database teams in navigating high availability for data. Access to uncover a strategy for selecting the right high availability tools to meet SLAs, a tour of the leading certified high availability tools for MySQL, and more.
Posted: 27 Jun 2017 | Published: 27 Jun 2017

Oracle Corporation

The Data Management Challenge
sponsored by Hosting.com
WHITE PAPER: According to Gartner Research, data volume is set to grow 800% over the next 5 years – and 80% of that data will be unstructured. In this brief infographic, uncover the challenges facing DBAs associated with this massive data growth, and learn about a unified cloud services for application and DB management that could help.
Posted: 23 Jun 2017 | Published: 23 Jun 2017

Hosting.com

5 Steps to Success with SAP HANA
sponsored by Atos
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores how best to use SAP HANA within your organization, optimize its business value, and understand the key drivers for its success. Uncover 5 steps to leverage SAP HANA as a business advantage and learn about 5 foundational keys to SAP HANA success.
Posted: 15 Jun 2017 | Published: 31 Dec 2015

Atos

DevOps for Oracle Databases
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: To end long delays in development, QA and delivery, many organizations are implementing DevOps metholodies. Learn how DevOps database tools can help you accelerate software delivery in your Oracle environment.
Posted: 01 Jun 2017 | Published: 30 Dec 2016

Quest

Enabling Agile Database Development with Toad
sponsored by Quest
WHITE PAPER: This white paper includes walk-throughs, implementation guidelines and links to videos that will show you how to use Toad Development Suite for Oracle. Learn how to automate your database development processes.
Posted: 31 May 2017 | Published: 31 May 2017

Quest

Technology Brief: Balance DB Performance With Price Efficiency
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The business world is changing. New technologies like big data, analytics, cloud, and mobile are empowering business users to accomplish more. But these new technologies require investments, which can be pricey. Reducing your DB cost can help. Learn how IBM Power Systems and EnterpriseDB can help you with performance and price efficiency.
Posted: 25 Apr 2017 | Published: 25 Apr 2017

IBM

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

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

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

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

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


Six Reasons to Upgrade Your Database
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper to uncover 6 reasons to change your database, including opinions from industry analysts and real-world companies.
Posted: 12 May 2017 | Published: 12 May 2017

IBM

Bridging to the Cloud: The Right Database Makes the Difference
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Nowadays you can't really avoid working in hybrid environments that mix on-premise with cloud deployments to develop and deliver apps. Find out how implementing the right database platform can increase your flexibility and improve your cloud adoption strategy.
Posted: 11 May 2017 | Published: 31 Oct 2016

IBM
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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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