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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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Modernize your database management system for big data
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: At the heart of any successful big data initiative is a database management system (DBMS) that utilizes advanced technologies to deliver high performance, versatility, and scalability without breaking the bank.
Posted: 09 Apr 2014 | Published: 08 Apr 2014

IBM

Why DBMSs Matter More than Ever in the Big Data Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Companies are rushing to invest in big data analytics tools, but many forget about the underlying infrastructure that supports their big data efforts. In this informative white paper, learn why the right database management system (DBMS) could be the key to a successful big data analytics project.
Posted: 07 Apr 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

Unlock the Power of Microsoft SQL Server 2014
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This technical resource examines three key new features of SQL Server 2014 that deliver mission-critical performance, faster data insights, and migration of data to the cloud.
Posted: 03 Apr 2014 | Published: 03 Apr 2014

Global Knowledge

Driving the New Wave of High Performance Applications
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores how a new class of technology called NewSQL is bringing better performance, reliability, and scalability to relational databases.
Posted: 01 Apr 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Future-Proof Your Data Environment
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this era of big data, business and IT leaders across all industries are looking for ways to easily and cost-effectively unlock the value of enterprise data. In this white paper, learn about a solution that can help you improve outcomes across all areas of your business while simultaneously optimizing resource utilization and reducing costs.
Posted: 25 Mar 2014 | Published: 25 Mar 2014

IBM

Why DBMSs Matter More than Ever in the Big Data Era
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper explains the importance of having a proper database management system in the age of Big Data. A good DBMS will prove accurate data to analytics and BI systems in real time.
Posted: 21 Mar 2014 | Published: 28 Feb 2014

IBM

The Scalable Database: Why Sharding Doesn't Work
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores the challenges of database sharding, and introduces a scalable database system that grows online through clustering – allowing you to circumvent sharding complexities.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Database Operations: Conquer the Challenges of Scalability
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: Database scalability challenges can bring even the strongest companies to their knees – but this doesn't need to be the case. This resource introduces a database that grows simply by adding nodes into the cluster, setting the stage for better performance and cost savings.
Posted: 20 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2012

Clustrix

Future Outlook: Database Trends to Know About
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This one-page infographic offers a brief overview of the past, present, and future of the database, exploring the current state of database management and the innovations of tomorrow that you need to keep on your radar.
Posted: 19 Mar 2014 | Published: 19 Mar 2014

Clustrix

The Road to Real-Time Analytics: A Database Success Story
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study describes the success that integrated-media advertising company Engage:BDR found with a database system that appears as a single database to applications. Read on to learn how this strategy allowed the company to make real-time analytics a breeze.
Posted: 17 Mar 2014 | Published: 17 Mar 2014

Clustrix

The Whats, Whys and Hows of Database as a Service (DBAAS)
sponsored by Peak 10
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper offers Database-as-a-Service as a solution for running mission-critical applications because of the cumbersome nature of relational database management in today's environment.
Posted: 14 Mar 2014 | Published: 27 Feb 2014

Peak 10

Case Study: Database Performance Without Sharding Headaches
sponsored by Clustrix
WHITE PAPER: This case study takes an inside look at the success that leading social discovery site Twoo.com found with the right distributed SQL database – which allowed the company to accommodate dramatic traffic growth, ease management complexity, and more.
Posted: 13 Mar 2014 | Published: 13 Mar 2014

Clustrix

Decision Maker's Cheat Sheet for Today's Hot Databases
sponsored by NuoDB Inc
WHITE PAPER: This quick guide compares the capabilities of three of today's top database management systems – MySQL, MongoDB and NuoDB.
Posted: 03 Mar 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

NuoDB Inc

Realize the Power of Connected Intelligence with Toad™ for Oracle®
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: This tech brief explores enhancements and new features of Toad for Oracle and guides you through your evaluation and use. Whether you're a veteran Toad user or new to the product, Toad's latest updates will dramatically simplify your daily tasks. Inside, find operational efficiency best practices for DBAs and development teams, and much more.
Posted: 26 Feb 2014 | Published: 26 Feb 2014

Dell Software

Creating SQL Server Disaster Recovery Solutions with SIOS DataKeeper
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: This resource explores why many organizations don't aggressively pursue disaster recovery, and introduces a tool for driving DR success in your SQL Server environment.
Posted: 12 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

Creating SANLess Microsoft SQL Server Failover Cluster Instances with SIOS DataKeeper Cluster Edition and Fusion-io
sponsored by SIOS Technology Corp
WHITE PAPER: Deploying a failover cluster instance (FCI) architecture for your SQL Server database requires expensive shared storage for data files and backups. This resource introduces an alternative to storage area networks (SANs) that provides the availability benefit of an FCI – without the high price tag.
Posted: 11 Feb 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

SIOS Technology Corp

Extending Role Security in Analysis Services for SQL Server
sponsored by Global Knowledge
WHITE PAPER: This step-by-step guide describes a method that allows users to extend role security in Analysis Services for SQL Server.
Posted: 20 Jan 2014 | Published: 31 Dec 2013

Global Knowledge

Considerations for maximizing analytics performance
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this white paper to gain a firsthand look at 4 leading database solutions. Find out the pros and cons of each solution and how to select the right one for your business.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

IBM

Clabby Analytics on IBM DB2 BLU Acceleration vs. SAP HANA vs. Oracle Exadata
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Consult this research report to gain valuable insights on 3 ways that you can increase the amount of actionable intelligence you and your organization can gain from your data.
Posted: 05 Dec 2013 | Published: 05 Dec 2013

IBM

Introduction to Apache Cassandra
sponsored by DataStax
WHITE PAPER: The following white paper provides an overview of Cassandra and details how it differs from traditional database solutions. Uncover how this massively scalable NoSQL database offers more than just a solution to data, and most importantly, learn if this solution is right for you and your organization.
Posted: 11 Dec 2013 | Published: 11 Dec 2013

DataStax

Big data, big potential: Find analytics success with the right database foundation
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: In this resource, learn how the right database foundation can help your organization facilitate real-time analytics and capitalize on the full potential of big data.
Posted: 10 Dec 2013 | Published: 31 May 2013

IBM

Oracle GoldenGate 12c Release 1 New Features Overview
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Access this white paper today to learn more about expert database solutions that can improve businesses' ability to manage transactional processing in complex and critical environments.
Posted: 15 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Oct 2013

Oracle Corporation

The Backbone for Enterprise Cloud-Ready Database Platform
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft
WHITE PAPER: This resource introduces a shared infrastructure designed for remote and small office environments, and discusses its usage as a Microsoft SQL Server database platform.
Posted: 12 Nov 2013 | Published: 30 Jun 2013

Dell and Microsoft

Delivering value with IBM i on IBM PureFlex and Flex System
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: This paper describes expert systems that can help reduce management complexity. Read on to explore more and determine how your organizations' needs can best be met with the right systems.
Posted: 07 Nov 2013 | Published: 31 Aug 2013

IBM

Deliver Better Results Across the Data Management Lifecycle: HP AppSystem for Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Parallel Data Warehouse
sponsored by HP
WHITE PAPER: The following whitepaper outlines the important steps to consider when implementing a diversified data management strategy.
Posted: 18 Oct 2013 | Published: 18 Oct 2013

HP
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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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