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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 SoftwareWhite Papers (View All Report Types)
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Transparent Application Scaling with IBM DB2 PureScale
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: With IBM DB2 pureScale transparent application scaling, you can transparently add capacity to your network to handle fluctuations in demand without changing the application. pureScale technology also helps to deliver active-active high availability. Find out how these features work. 
Posted: 15 Mar 2011 | Published: 15 Mar 2011

IBM

Kognitio WX2: Massively Parallel Processing Database for Business Intelligence
sponsored by Kognitio
WHITE PAPER: The Kognitio Technology and Data Center has over a hundred man-years of development experience and is unique in its latest development of Kognitio WX2, a high performance, analytical database that serves as a robust data warehouse platform.
Posted: 14 Feb 2011 | Published: 11 Feb 2011

Kognitio

Oracle Exadata Storage Server X2-2
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Learn about the intelligent software in the Oracle Exadata Storage Server that accelerates database query processing by offloading database query processing to the storage layer.
Posted: 16 Dec 2010 | Published: 16 Dec 2010

Oracle Corporation

Linux Made Easy: Migrating From Unix
sponsored by Red Hat & IBM
WHITE PAPER: Organizations are considering migrating to Linux to receive dramatic cost reductions, as well as increased stability, security, uptime, and availability. Red Hat® Network Satellite helps to make the migration from a proprietary UNIX environment—and acceptance of Linux...
Posted: 22 Nov 2010 | Published: 22 Nov 2010

Red Hat & IBM

Oracle Database 11g Product Family
sponsored by Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
WHITE PAPER: Read this white paper to get an overview of the Oracle Database family of products and learn how you can transform your business, budgets, and service levels with Oracle Database 11g Release 2.
Posted: 22 Oct 2010 | Published: 16 Sep 2009

Oracle Corporation UK Ltd

Consider Oracle Standard Edition to Reduce Database Management System Costs
sponsored by Dell Software
WHITE PAPER: Is your company spending too much on Oracle database management licensing and maintenance solutions? Discover a way your organization can save money on database management and licensing. Read this Gartner report, compliments of Quest Software, today.
Posted: 12 Oct 2010 | Published: 12 Oct 2010

Dell Software

Advance Beyond the Barriers of Your Legacy Computing Infrastructure
sponsored by Sybase
WHITE PAPER: For customers running Sybase ASE 12.5 on Solaris 8, the long-planned end of support for that platform means that they must move their workloads to a new environment or face special support contracts. Moving to HP infrastructure brings immediate payback through lower support costs and reduction in power and cooling requirements.
Posted: 30 Sep 2010 | Published: 30 Sep 2010

Sybase

Postgres Plus 8.4 vs. MySQL 5.5: Feature Comparison and Commentary
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server 8.4 against MySQL 5.5. The comparison is broken down into a number of sections with a short commentary following each section. Read on to learn how the Postgres Plus 8.4 stacks up against MySQL 5.5 on all the above topics and learn which one comes out on top.
Posted: 01 Sep 2010 | Published: 01 Sep 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Ovum Technology Review of Vertica’s Analytic Database
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Column-based databases can be slow deleting and updating data. Vertica’s Analytic Database is designed specifically for storing and querying large datasets. Vertica’s differentiator is that it combines a columnar database engine with MPP and shared-nothing architecture, aggressive data-compression rates, and high availability.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

Vertica Systems

How Pink OTC Markets Cuts Reporting Time and Operating Costs with a Market Data Warehouse Built on Vertica and Syncsort
sponsored by Vertica Systems
WHITE PAPER: Learn how Pink OTC Market Inc., the third largest U.S. equity trading marketing place,  built a highly available and reliable (no downtime in a year of production use) data warehouse using Vertica's Analytic DBMS that cost-effectively stores billions of records and scales easily by simply adding CPUs without incurring additional licensing fees.
Posted: 16 Jul 2010 | Published: 16 Jul 2010

Vertica Systems

What You Need to Know About SQL Server 2008 Community Technology Preview 5
sponsored by Dell and Microsoft SQL
WHITE PAPER: Read this paper for a discussion of the Community Technology Preview (CTP) process, and the CTP5 incarnation specifically. This paper examines mission-critical features, enterprise management features, database data and programmability, and new business intelligence features.
Posted: 12 Jul 2010 | Published: 15 Jan 2008

Dell and Microsoft SQL

Business Intelligence on a Budget: Is Software as a Service Business Intelligence right for your organization?
sponsored by Indicee
WHITE PAPER: With no upfront cost and minimal effort required for set up, SaaS BI solutions are ideal for small to mid-sized businesses, for addressing specific business needs or when few IT resources are available. SaaS BI solutions quickly provide access to critical reporting and analysis without the time needed for a full-blown on-premise BI implementation.
Posted: 05 Apr 2010 | Published: 05 Apr 2010

Indicee

Beyond PostgreSQL: A Look Inside Postgres Plus Advanced Server
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: EnterpriseDB's Postgres Plus Advanced Server builds on the rock-solid PostgreSQL foundation to deliver significant value-added features not available in the community edition.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Which Postgres is Right for Me?
sponsored by EnterpriseDB Corporation
WHITE PAPER: Discover the differences between PostgreSQL, Postgres Plus Standard Server and Postgres Plus Advanced Server and optimize your choice of open source database. You'll learn enough about the different capabilities, modules, and uses for each product to make the best Postgres choice for your organization.
Posted: 02 Mar 2010 | Published: 02 Mar 2010

EnterpriseDB Corporation

Oracle Real Application Clusters One Node: Better Virtualization for Databases
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This informative white paper explains how the new Oracle Real Application Clusters (RAC) One Node offers enhanced high availability for single-instance databases, protecting from both planned and unplanned downtime.
Posted: 13 Jan 2010 | Published: 17 Dec 2009

Oracle Corporation

Patching of Oracle Databases in SAP Environments using Oracle Enterprise Manager
sponsored by Oracle Corporation
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explains how you can automate the patching task for your database, significantly reducing time and effort normally involved in the manual patching activity.
Posted: 13 Jan 2010 | Published: 25 Jul 2009

Oracle Corporation

Choosing a Standard for BI and Reporting: Simplify the IT Environment Reduce Your TCO Increase Your ROI
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: The reasons driving standardization in BI and reporting are core to every company—cutting costs, boosting revenue, and increasing profits. IBM Cognos 8 BI lets business users move among capabilities in a guided way, get the answers they seek, and collaborate while giving IT complete control over the BI environment.
Posted: 05 Oct 2009 | Published: 05 Jan 2009

IBM

Make the Right Database Investment
sponsored by Sybase, an SAP company
WHITE PAPER: This paper compares the TCO of Oracle11g and Sybase ASE 15 databases, and demonstrates Sybase as the clear winner. Read this paper to learn why enterprises choose Sybase ASE on Linux for mission-critical applications that demand lightning-fast performance.
Posted: 19 Jun 2009 | Published: 19 Jun 2009

Sybase, an SAP company

BMC Database Administration Solution for DB2 z/OS
sponsored by BMC Software, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: BMC provides a set of tools and utilities that are designed to automate the complex processes involved in updating and managing DB2 environments with the aim of being easy to use, and fast and effective in their execution.
Posted: 18 Apr 2009 | Published: 17 Apr 2009

BMC Software, Inc.

Faster Application Development via Improved Database Change Management
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Embarcadero® Change Manager™ puts the power of change tracking, schema comparison, software-generated synchronization scripts, and flexible reporting into the hands of the development team.
Posted: 01 Apr 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Ensuring Personally Identifiable Information (PII) Security Within U.S. Government Agencies
sponsored by Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Safeguarding personally identifiable information (PII) and remaining in compliance with government regulations is a difficult challenge made easier with database tools from Embarcadero Technologies.
Posted: 27 Mar 2009 | Published: 27 Mar 2009

Embarcadero Technologies, Inc.

Top Ten Database Security Threats: How to Mitigate the Most Significant Database Vulnerabilities
sponsored by Imperva
WHITE PAPER: This document addresses the most critical of database infrastructure threats by providing a top ten list as identified by Imperva's Application Defense Center. Background information, risk mitigation strategies, and an overview of Imperva's SecureSphere Database Security Gateway protections are provided for each threat.
Posted: 10 Feb 2009 | Published: 10 Feb 2009

Imperva

A Data Governance Manifesto: Designing & Deploying Sustainable Data Governance
sponsored by Siperian, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Effective data governance can ensure that data is managed to align with corporate objectives and support business needs. Read this paper to learn approaches and best practices for establishing a data governance framework for your organization.
Posted: 05 Jul 2007 | Published: 01 Jun 2007

Siperian, Inc.

Always On White Paper for Fujitsu ETERNUS Storage System
sponsored by Fujitsu America, Inc.
WHITE PAPER: Provide uncompromised data availability that maximizes the secure operation of your databases in mission critical environments. This technical white paper provides an overview of the usage of SQL Server and Fujitsu ETERNUS storage systems.
Posted: 02 Jan 2007 | Published: 05 Oct 2006

Fujitsu America, Inc.

A Project Manager's Survival Guide to Going Agile
sponsored by Rally Software
WHITE PAPER: This paper focuses on re-defining the job of project manager to better fit the self-managed team environment, one of the core Agile principles. Special emphasis is placed on the shift to servant leadership, with its focus on facilitation and collaboration
Posted: 25 Aug 2006 | Published: 14 Aug 2008

Rally Software
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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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