database management


Also found in: Thesaurus, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

database management

n
(Computer Science) the maintenance of information stored in a computer system
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.database management - creation and maintenance of a database
management, direction - the act of managing something; "he was given overall management of the program"; "is the direction of the economy a function of government?"
References in periodicals archive ?
CA Database Management r12 for DB2 for z/OS also leverages CA's Mainframe 2.
The ANTs Data Server is a full-featured, standards-compliant relational database management system based on a breakthrough, high-performance SQL query execution engine that incorporates innovative, lock-free operations.
Microsoft Access is the powerhouse among database management software.
Software for e-business provider Computer Associates International Inc has announced the availability of enhanced versions of five tools that are part of the Unicenter Database Management product.
Melton 1998) This new database query language will allow traditional relational database management system products to model and access objects in an "object-oriented manner.
First, the basics: A database is a collection of data; database technology enables separation and manipulation of that data; and a database management system is software that supports the unique requirements of users to separate or manipulate data for a variety of functions.
Vertica has built a new, ultra-fast database management system for data warehouses, data marts and other query-intensive business applications.
We began testing the ANTs Data Server in November, and we are impressed with the performance and ease of migration from our existing database management system.
Currently available as separate products for Oracle and DB2 databases, Quest Central is an integrated toolset that simplifies daily database management duties including administration, performance diagnostics, SQL tuning and space management.
SoftTree delivers a power suite of tools for managing and administering the world's most popular database management systems - Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server, IBM DB2, and Sybase.
In a recent study of enterprise customers, purchasers of Mac OS X are significantly more likely to be considering database systems than customers not running Mac OS X with 23 percent considering purchasing a database management system," said Michael Kelly, chairman and chief architect of Techtel Corporation, a technology market research firm based in Emeryville, Calif.
As it becomes increasingly critical to our clients to achieve and maintain absolute optimized database performance in order to support both internal and external business processes, CA continues to respond with state-of-the-art management solutions," said Richard Bolesta, brand manager for database management at CA.