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The term database refers to a collection of data, and very often also the computer application that manages it. Data is structured according to a data model, and most of today's database management systems (DBMS) are built on the relational model, using SQL as the query language.
| Open Source Database Feature Comparison Matrix - Looking for a database? This handy database feature comparison matrix and glossary let you compare and contrast the supported features of four popular open source databases: Apache Derby 10.1, MySQL 5.0, PostgreSQL 8.1, and One$DB 4.0. DB Designer 4 - DBDesigner 4 is an open source visual database design system that integrates database design, modeling, creation and maintenance. Directory of Data Modelling Resources - vendors of data modelling tools and services Directory of Database Development, Design and Administration - vendors of database development, design and admin tools and services Object Relational Mapping And Database Engineering Tools - Products and web resources for O/R mapping, database design, object databases, JDBC, ... |
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| ITtoolbox Database Books Overview - Books on data quality, data modelling, database administration, database design, database security, database development, DBMSs, ... Article: EIM (= Enterprise Information Management): Insights and Strategies into the Direction of EIM - This very interesting article identifies the key international trends in enterprise information management (EIM) and reports on the Australian EIM experience. Radhika Palwai's SQL and PL/SQL Resources - A very good and up-to-date collection of books and articles on SQL and PL/SQL. Report: Open Source Databases: All Dressed Up, Only So Many Places to Go - This Executive White Paper details the pros and cons of today’s open source databases. These databases not only are widely downloaded by more than 10 million developers but also now have a track record of several years in support
of key applications for some users. Recently, the major remaining suppliers of open source databases after the inevitable market shakeout — MySQL, PostgreSQL, and Sleepycat’s Berkeley DB — have added significant new features that
allow them to be compared in the same breath with so-called enterprise databases. Book Reviews - Lots of reviews of data-related books |
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