Jan
21
2012

Data Integration Software Options

Data Integration Software Option

As business becomes increasingly dependent on electronic data the demand to integrate multiplesources of data into a single application or report has driven market growth for software that can natively work with proprietary and open source data. Known as data integration, this software accesses data stored in incompatible formats to produce new data and reports.Combining data from across the corporation, some of which can be decades old, with other data contained in databases, emails, documents, spreadsheets, or applications requires specialized solutions capable of interfacing with [...]

Jan
21
2012

What is Database Auditing?

Database Auditing

Database auditing is the method done by database administrators in order to see the actions of its users. This procedure is often done to make sure that the database is accessed only by those who are allowed. The security of the database is, of course, the main priority of the administrator, thus, the need of database auditing. Database auditing can be based on a single or a combination of actions. Security measures will be activated once you, as the administrator, emphasize the keys that will [...]

Jan
21
2012

Free Database Software Options

Free Databases

The World Wide Web gives one person the ability to reach millions of people around the world. Your customers don’t have to go out and search for your address as they can simply go online and find you with a click of their mouse. This is why more than half of business transactions today are done online. From blogs to e-commerce sites, web applications are used all over the world. Shopping online has become more and more common, and more consumers rely on online merchants [...]

Jan
19
2012

What is Database Monitoring?

Datacenter - Server Street

While you may have in place the best database management system there is, it does mean that you can sit back and relax already. You constantly have to see what’s going on with your database and your database management system in order to determine if your system is working at its peak or if there are areas that need to be addressed to avoid any future errors in your system. Database monitoring likewise allows you to determine whether certain users in your network are not [...]

Jan
16
2012

What is Database Encryption?

Data Security - Lockers

Nowadays, information is one of the most valuable commodities. The internet has enabled people to share information across the globe. Unfortunately, there are people who have found ways to take advantage of this as cyber crimes are now as common as the ones done in the streets. Like the criminals in the real world, thieves in the internet also adapt to the changes in their playing field, and these criminals gain or use their knowledge to take advantage of unsuspecting victims. Due to this, IT [...]

Jan
15
2012

Database Architecture

Tech Working Room

Every structure needs to be built for soundness and efficiency, which is why we hire professional architects to design the building. Without an architect, the structures would be disorganized, unstable, and inefficient. This principle holds true with our databases, which are structures in their own right, structures of data. Database architecture describes exactly how data flows in a system – its storage, its groups, its qualities, and all its other aspects, and it keeps the data in such a way that retrieval will always be [...]

Jan
14
2012

What are Database Models?

Database Model

Database models, also known as database schemas, shows the structure of the database or its format which is handled by the database management systems or DBMS. These schemas are stored in a dictionary of data and usually refer to the representation of data in a graphical format. Database Models A database model is also referred to as a theory of how a database is supposed to look like. There are numerous types of database models today and these are hierarchical model, network model, relational model, [...]

Jan
13
2012

What is an Embedded Database?

Embedded Database

When your work relies heavily on the computer or you basically keep all your important information in your desktop or laptop, it is very important that you get to access all your data at any given time without having any trouble doing so. Your database software helps you do all the organizing and storing of all your data in such a way that your task is cut in half, and you generally have a more organized filing system as well as better computing applications to [...]

Jan
11
2012

What is an Object Oriented Database?

3D Graphic

Working with complex information in large volumes requires more than just pen and paper. If you’re company handles information that measures well into the terabyte region, you may want to rely on a database management system that can go side-by-side with the demand of your business, both in reliability and in efficiency. If you want to have that and more, you may want to look more into the Object Database Management System. ODBMS Defined Object Database Management System is a kind of system that models [...]

Jan
11
2012

History of Databases

History Book

Databases go in hand in hand with the internet, computer software, and computer systems. Since the birth of the World Wide Web, information has become as valuable as gold. All the data that you see in the internet needs to have a logical structure so it could be published and read online. When we think of databases, many of us with no technical know-how will think that they were a recent invention. Databases have existed for thousands of years. Before computers were widely used, data [...]

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