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

Database (FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing)


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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   See also Database (Encyclopædia Britannica)

Outline of Databases (Wikipedia)




Database Management System (DBMS) is software that enables users to define, create, maintain and control access to a database. The DBMS acronym is sometimes extended to indicate the underlying database model, with RDBMS for the relational, OODBMS for the object (oriented) and ORDBMS for the object–relational model. Other extensions can indicate some other characteristic, such as DDBMS for a distributed database management systems. — Wikipedia

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What is a Database? (Guru99, Website)

Database Management Systems: Category (Wikipedia)

Relational database is a database based on the relational model of data. A system used to maintain relational databases is a relational database management system (RDBMS). Many relational database systems have an option of using the SQL for querying and maintaining the database.[2] — Wikipedia

Relational Database Management System (FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing)

SQL Structured Query Language) is a domain-specific language used in programming and designed for managing data held in a relational database management system (RDBMS), or for stream processing in a relational data stream management system (RDSMS). It is particularly useful in handling structured data, i.e. data incorporating relations among entities and variables. — Wikipedia

SQL (FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing)


Comparison of Relational Database Management Systems (Wikipedia)




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History of Databases (Computer History Museum, YouTube Video)

Introduction to Databases (Philip Greenspun, SQL for Web Nerds)
Philip Greenspun (Wikipedia)


Melvil Decimal System # 005.7 Data (Library Thing)
Melvil Decimal System # 005.74 General Databases And Data Files (Library Thing)
Melvil Decimal System # 005.75 Specific Databases And Data Files (Library Thing)
Library of Congress Subject Heading: Database (Library Thing)

Library of Congress # QA76.9.D3 Databases (UPenn Online Books)

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MERLOT: Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning and Online Teaching
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MIT 6.830/6.814: Database Systems (MIT Opencourseware)
MIT 6.830/6.814: Database Systems (MIT Opencourseware, YouTube Playlist)



Computer Network and Database Architects (CareerOneStop, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)
Database Administrator (CareerOneStop, U.S. Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration)

Database Administrators and Architects (Occupational Outlook Handbook, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics)

Database Administrator (Computer
Database Administrator (FOLDOC: Free Online Dictionary of Computing)


Data / Storage And Retrieval (Communications of the ACM)
Database Trends and Applications
Database Journal



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

  • Leveraging Data Engineering Trends to Revamp Your...
    on November 22, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    Cameron O'Rourke, senior director of product strategy at Incorta, and Eldad Chai, CEO of Satori, gathered for a DBTA webinar, "Top Trends in Data Engineering," to discuss key patterns and methods that illuminate what areas of data and analytics need some technological TLC.

  • Collibra Makes Trusted Data Accessible to More...
    on November 22, 2022 at 3:05 pm

    Collibra is introducing a wave of new innovations designed to make data intelligence easy and accessible to more data users, including new capabilities for Collibra Data Intelligence Cloud that enhance search, collaboration, business process automation, and analytics as well as brand new products that support customers with data access governance and data quality and observability in the cloud.

  • Flexibility is the Key to Stability
    on November 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    When designing a data center, a recognized set of principles is typically followed. Scalability, resiliency, reliability, and sustainability are all essential, but the most important common feature for data center products may be flexibility. The equipment cabinet should likewise be flexible, but this has not always been the case. There has been a rethinking of the way IT infrastructure, power, and cooling converge?and the data center cabinet is starting to adapt.

  • IBM and VMware Continue to Enhance Workload...
    on November 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    IBM is unveiling the IBM Cloud for VMware as a Service, a direct result of the ongoing, 20-year partnership between IBM and VMware that elaborates upon their workload modernization and time-to-value acceleration ventures.

  • Red Hat Debuts New Versions of Red Hat Enterprise...
    on November 21, 2022 at 2:00 pm

    Red Hat, Inc., a provider of open source solutions, is offering Red Hat Enterprise Linux 9.1, the latest version of the enterprise Linux platform. Along with the recently announced Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8.7, these minor versions add and refine capabilities for a wide range of enterprise IT needs, from helping to streamline complex infrastructure environments to improving the security stance of containerized applications.

  • What is SQL?
    by Ronnie Payne on October 25, 2022 at 1:44 am

    Database administrators – or those that handle the administrative tasks associated with running a database system, rely on a database programming language to issue queries to retrieve and manipulate data from their respective database. Database programmers, data analysts, data modelers, and anyone who needs to access the information stored in a relational database management system The post What is SQL? appeared first on Database Journal.

  • How to Use the SQL SELECT Statement
    by Ronnie Payne on October 24, 2022 at 11:49 pm

    When working with databases, one common function is to create a query whereby a database programmer or administrator needs to select some data from from a table within a database. In SQL (Structure Query Language), this is accomplished by using the SQL SELECT statement. And that is the topic of today’s database programming tutorial. Read: The post How to Use the SQL SELECT Statement appeared first on Database Journal.

  • Best Certifications for Database Administrators
    by Ronnie Payne on October 14, 2022 at 8:02 pm

    Database administrators are responsible for the day to day management of database environments, including relational databases management systems, cloud databases, or those used for database-driven web applications. Database administration is a great career choice, with plenty of employment options and (typically) a great salary. The competition for DBA jobs can be fierce, however, and, as The post Best Certifications for Database Administrators appeared first on Database Journal.

  • Best Online Courses to Learn SQL
    by Ronnie Payne on September 23, 2022 at 5:30 pm

    Structured Query Language – also known as SQL – is one of the most widely used programming languages in the world. Without a doubt, it is the most widely used language for querying relational database management systems (RDBMS) around the globe. As languages go, SQL is fairly straightforward to learn, with concise and clear-cut syntax The post Best Online Courses to Learn SQL appeared first on Database Journal.

  • mariadb vs. MySQL
    by David Manda on September 12, 2022 at 11:04 pm

    Data management and storage are important features when considering the software options for developing a website or e-commerce store. MySQL and MariaDB both offer support features to match a user’s website design needs and to aid in performance and security. The abilities of these two relational database management systems (RDBMS) – and whether they are The post mariadb vs. MySQL appeared first on Database Journal.




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