Database management system (DBMS) architecture, design and strategy

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    The information explosion is in need of a cleanup crew, and this one comes equipped with advanced analytics and in-memory technology to pick up the slivers, piece them together and glean business insight. In this issue of Business Information, learn ... 

  • Database as a Service (DBaaS)

    Database as a Service (DBaaS) is a cloud-based approach to the storage and management of structured data. DBaaS delivers database functionality similar to what is found in relational database management systems (RDBMSes) such as SQL Server, MySQL and... 

  • NuoDB

    NuoDB is a SQL-oriented transactional database management system designed for distributed deployment in the cloud. 

  • MongoDB

    MongoDB is an open source database that uses a document-oriented data model. 

  • Google BigTable

    Google BigTable (also frequently spelled Bigtable) is a distributed, column-oriented data store created by Google Inc. to handle very large amounts of structured data associated with the company's Internet search and Web services operations. 

  • Amazon Dynamo Database (DDB)

    Amazon Dynamo Database (DDB) is a fully-managed NoSQL database service. Dynamo Database is known for extremely low latencies and scalability. 

  • in-memory database

    An in-memory database is a type of analytic database designed to streamline the work involved in processing queries. 

  • Cassandra (Apache Cassandra)

    Apache Cassandra is an open source distributed database system for storing and managing large amounts of data across commodity servers without a single point of failure (SPoF). Cassandra, which can handle hundreds of thousands of requests per second... 

  • virtual cube

    A virtual cube is a subset of one or two existing cubes in a database. Database administrators create virtual cubes for security purposes and/or to enable analysis of the shared data. 

  • sparsity and density

    Sparsity and density are terms used to describe the percentage of cells in a database table that are not populated and populated, respectively. The sum of the sparsity and density should equal 100%. 

  • NoSQL (Not Only SQL)

    NoSQL database, also called Not Only SQL, is an approach to data management and database design that's useful for very large sets of distributed data.   

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About Database management system (DBMS) architecture, design and strategy

If you’re deploying or updating database management systems and DBMS software, you need to be current on the latest trends and issues involving database architecture, design and strategy. In this section, you’ll find news and other information resources on creating a DBMS architecture and developing a database strategy for your organization. Also, get tips and expert advice on database design and development and managing a database implementation project. Stay up to date on database design tools and DBMS design methodologies, and read DBMS tutorials and guides on DBMS concepts and database best practices.