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Software Service (Web) Program (OS) Database Application AI, World

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database : a usually large collection of data organized especially for rapid search and retrieval (as by a computer) — Webster

FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing, OneLook, Free Dictionary, Wiktionary


Roget’s II (, Merriam-Webster Thesaurus, Visuwords


Database is an organized collection of data, today typically in digital form. The data are typically organized to model relevant aspects of reality (for example, the availability of rooms in hotels), in a way that supports processes requiring this information (for example, finding a hotel with vacancies). — Wikipedia

Encyclopædia Britannica


Introduction to Databases (Philip Greenspun)





A Timeline of Database History (QuickBase)
Databases (The History of Computing Project)
The birth of the modern computer, RDBMS (History of Computers and Computing)
System R History and the Birth of SQL (History of Computers and Computing)


WorldCat, Library of Congress, UPenn Online Books, Open Library




Introduction to Databases (Jennifer Widom, Stanford University)
OER Commons: Open Educational Resources



Database Trends and Applications
Database Journal
NPR Archives








OEDILF: The Omnificent English Dictionary In Limerick Form




Database Trends and Applications : All Articles RSS feeds from Database Trends and Applications .

  • Oracle Continues Ambitious Cloud Region Footprint...
    on October 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Oracle has announced plans to expand its cloud region footprint to support customer demand for?Oracle Cloud?services worldwide. Over the next year, Oracle will open 14 cloud regions with new locations across Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific, and Latin America. Upcoming cloud regions include Milan (Italy), Stockholm (Sweden), Marseille (France), Spain, Singapore (Singapore), Johannesburg (South Africa), Jerusalem (Israel), Mexico, and Colombia. Additional second regions will open in Abu […]

  • Uptime and Cybersecurity are Key Concerns for...
    on October 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    According to a report released by?Honeywell, 91% of surveyed managers have experienced at least one disruptive incident during the last 12 months, including downtime related to an outage (54%), a cyber or physical breach (38%) or unplanned downtime (34%). This likely is why respondents cite reduced downtime (33%), operational technology (OT) cybersecurity (32%), and speed or ability to predict or identify problems (29%) as improvements that would provide the greatest benefit to their […]

  • IBM Board Approves Separation of Kyndryl
    on October 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    IBM's board of directors has approved the previously announced separation of Kyndryl, the company's managed infrastructure services business. Back in?October 2020 IBM,?announced plans to separate the Managed Infrastructure Services unit of its Global Technology Services division into a new public company, creating two companies, each with strategic focus and flexibility to drive client and shareholder value. ?"The separation of Kyndryl is a significant step in the continued evolution of IBM," […]

  • Apptio and IBM Partner to Accelerate Enterprise...
    on October 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Apptio, Inc., a leading provider of technology business management (TBM) SaaS applications, and IBM are partnering to help clients improve hybrid cloud technology decision-making and drive adoption of Red Hat OpenShift and IBM's open hybrid cloud approach.

  • Morpheus Data 5.3.3 Provides a Single Unified...
    on October 14, 2021 at 5:30 pm

    Morpheus Data, the hybrid cloud application orchestration company, is offering its latest software release, targeting enterprises trying to manage a complex mix of VMware, Kubernetes, and Public Cloud services. Morpheus v5.3.3 simplifies how IT Operations works across private and public clouds as well as heterogeneous Kubernetes clusters.?This eliminates management silos for platform engineering teams trying to enable developer self-service and modernize legacy applications, according to the […]