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Hyper Text Markup Language and Databases

- The Internet is made up of networks belonging to users from commercial, educational, personal, government, and nonprofit organizations, and it is what they do with these interconnected networks, that is truly remarkable. Users connect to the Internet via Internet service providers which allows them to access the Internet from virtually anywhere around the world. In its early days the Internet was nothing more than a research project by the US Department of Defense, which was started in the 1960s and early 1970s....   [tags: networks, databases, internet, adobe ]

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Relational Databases And Non Rational Databases

- During my research, I discovered three database trends. The first trend bridges relational and non-rational databases together. The second trend offers databases in the cloud as a service. Lastly, the third trend is the focus for increased database security. Each trend aims to improve databases and the capabilities and services that they provide due to increasing demand and expanding needs. The author discusses while relational databases will be around for quite a while, their overall peak may be on the decline due to non-relational databases....   [tags: Database, SQL, Relational model, Relation]

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Comparative Functionality And Usage Of Columnar Databases

- Darren Burns The Comparative Functionality and Usage of Columnar Databases Liberty University   Technology evolves faster than anything we have ever witnessed, and with that the size and complexity of data has grown along-side. As a result we are forced to keep up with the exponential growth of organizing and processing data. For a long time a row-based database design was the standard, but as the amount of data increases columnar databases have become more appealing to companies and have many benefits in comparison....   [tags: SQL, Database management system, Database]

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The Use Of Nosql And Traditional Relational Databases

- Introduction to NoSQL For storing the data in organized manner we use the traditional relational databases and in these databases the information is stored in the form tables. NoSQL is an abbreviation or a short form for ‘Not only SQL’. Carlo Strozzi in 1998 for the first time used this name to refer their open source relational database, which didn’t exposed its SQL interface. As this was different from the relational databases so on later stage he suggested to name it NoRel (No Relational) instead of NoSQL (Not only SQL)....   [tags: Database, SQL, ACID, Data management]

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Improving Integration Of Information Within Databases

- 2. Improve integration service in the database The application described database, this could be improved in their integration with other databases, in today 's world companies are dynamic and use different types of technologies that help in your business, which is why integration is an elementary part in the life cycle of an application. Currently there are many mechanisms for integration between database, via interfaces for direct communication, communication bridges. But depending on the database you want to integrate a method it will be more convenient than other method....   [tags: World Wide Web, Web page, Database]

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Determining Databases and Data Communication

- Working as a marketing assistant for a consumer electronics company, I am in charge of setting up my company’s booth and equipments at trade shows. Prior to any show, I meet the marketing managers to determine the equipment and displays needed for the show. These are then scheduled for delivery by a shipper to the show site. Once delivered, I supervise the setting up of the booths and equipment by the trade show personnel. After the show, I supervise the packing as well as schedule the shipment back for the booth components and equipment....   [tags: LAN, WAN, database systems, excel]

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Databases, Forms, and Reports

- Databases, Forms, and Reports This paper will discuss databases, forms and reports. Why has the use of databases increased dramatically. What factors should be considered when designing a database and why. How would you go about designing forms and reports from scratch. In conclusion, a summation will be given along with closing thoughts. Database Usage A database is an organized collection of information or data. It is a collection of organized information in which a computer can easily select and display different fields of data....   [tags: Database Organization Design Essays]

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The Benefits of Using Customer Databases

- Customer database is a system that is responsible for collecting and storing customer’s information such as buying history, personal details, contact information, etc. in order to provide quick and useful information for various uses. In other words, organizations collect information regarding their consumers to help them understand consumers’ performances in purchasing a product. In the past, organizations had a difficult time in collecting customers’ data because it required a lot of time and great effort....   [tags: information, satisfaction, business]

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Database Management System : Mysql Server

- Chapter three: Case Study In the previous chapter we generally mentioned Graph databases together with other types of NoSQL database; however, since one of the main goals of this thesis is giving a simple analysis for two systems, it is necessary to understand what main features and what these systems have. Consequently, in this chapter we will find what are the most Databases that have the best availability and scalability. First of all, we will choose a simplest type of the relational database and describe it which is MySQL....   [tags: SQL, Database, MySQL, Databases]

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Department Databases At Intel

- At Intel there are many databases that we use to do business. Most of the databases that we use are very complicated and require a lot of training and proficiency to surmount the program. In the clean room at Intel Corporation, we use a specific type of database to keep track of each and every microchip that we make. Since we make millions and millions of microchips and it takes many different machines, processes, and people to make these chips, the database has to be able to handle all of this information....   [tags: Work Business Database]

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Questions and Answers for Information Databases

- 1. You are working as a database architect for your organization. An application programmer that uses your database has a performance problem. The application she is writing has a looping structure that fires off a SQL statement for each looping iteration. In each SQL statement, only the WHERE statement is altered. What would be your recommendation to her. If the database in question supports batch processing, the looping structure could instead be used to build a batch of SQL statements one by one, which are then executed together once the loop is done....   [tags: ]

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Information Security in Mobile Databases

- EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Mobile devices have started to dominate the world of information technology. Today almost half the people on this planet use mobile devices. The popularity of mobile devices has made the IT industry attracted towards mobile database management which helps users to connect to the database from anywhere and anytime, which was impossible with the traditional database system. It is still confusing to understand what a mobile database really is so this paper tries to explain what mobile database is....   [tags: technology, information]

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Different Types of Databases

- ... Next, we will talk about how databases are useful. Databases are mainly useful because they can store a large number of records or data, which is easy to access whenever you would like to do so, it is also very easy to add new data or perhaps delete old data that is no longer needed. In my opinion though databases are more useful in the business world. For instance a database in the workplace is sort of a a large filing cabinet. If you think about it businesses use databases quite a bit to keep track of the payroll system, employee vacations, inventory of items sold, and a multitude of other things....   [tags: software functions, large multiusers]

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Big Data and Traditional Databases

- Big Data Big Data is a popular phrase used to describe a massive amount of both structured and unstructured data. Big data is difficult to process with traditional database and software techniques because of large quantity of data. Volume, velocity, variability and variety are three characteristics of Big Data. • Volume: Big data implies vast volumes of data. These data is generated by machines, networks and social media the volume of data to be analyzed is massive. Volume refers to the amount of data to be handled....   [tags: velocity, variety]

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Deductive Databases

- \subsection{Deductive Databases} In the field of deductive databases there has been extensive research on the optimization of queries for Datalog (and its variants). The major interest has been the optimization of recursive queries. Ceri et al~\cite{ceri-gottlob-tanca-1989} provide an excellent summary of the field. The evaluation or comparison of optimization strategies is typified by Bancilhon and Ramakrishnan~\cite{br1986,br1988} who develop analytical cost models for the optimization strategies when applied to four queries (related to the parent and ancestor relations) and then generate numerical data from the analytical models using synthetic data driven by three shapes -- tree, invert...   [tags: Information Technology]

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Introduction to Databases

- Introduction to Databases What is a database. A database is a collection of data structured and organized in a disciplined fashion so that it is possible to access information of interest as quickly as possible. (Newton, 193) In residential sales at TDS Metrocom, the database that is used almost exclusively is Microsoft Access. We use access to track incoming e-mails, keep track of individual and team performance statistics, inbound call volume, and we use Access to provision a customers order for Internet service to coincide with the provisioning of their phone service....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Aspects of Databases

- Aspects of Databases The concept of what is a database is not exactly taxing in theory, but sometimes it is difficult to visualise what one is. The easiest example that you will be aware of is that little book full of all your friends telephone numbers and addresses. For each of the entries you will record the name, address and telephone number of each person in the book. What you have done is to create a "record" of that person's details, so when you fill in one entry you create 1 record....   [tags: Papers]

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Databases and Y2K

- Databases and Y2K Introduction: Tremendous problems loom just around the corner for organizations that use two-digit years (i.e. 1-9-97). How tough could it be to change the year from 1999 to 2000. The "Year 2000 Problem" cannot be fixed by simply resetting a computer's internal clock on January 1, 2000. Computers may be smart, but their programmers weren't very farsighted. In the '60s and '70s, many businesses were looking to cut costs and because computer storage space was expensive at the time, programmers decided to cut year dates to two digits (i.e., 1969 became 69)....   [tags: Computers]

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Design of a Reconfigurable Hybrid Database System

- ... Placing the reconfigurable platform near the device’s memory further reduces the processing time. Combination of all these three types of database systems described above gives us the “Hybrid Database System (HYBDBS)” that harnesses the power of all three. The design of a Hybrid Database System with Hybrid DB-server as its core component is shown, as provided in the research paper. It differs from standard DB systems in that it has a “Routines Repository” that stores database operators as hardware and software libraries, services and metadata....   [tags: disc resident databases, main memory]

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Knowledge Discovery in Databases: An Overview

- Knowledge Discovery in Databases: An Overview Abstract In the past, the term Data Mining was, and still is, used to designate the activity of pulling useful information from databases. Now, this term is recognized to apply but to one activity in a very large process to extract knowledge from opaque databases. The overall process is known as Knowledge Discovery in Databases, (KDD). This process is comprised of many subprocesses which when linked together provide a firm foundation for knowledge acquisition from large databases....   [tags: Data Mining]

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Databases

- Databases Databases are used on a daily basis amongst nearly every industry in the world. Regardless of what job function you currently work you can expect that the data you are using or inputting is coming from or being stored in some type of database. To understand databases you may want to consider how they impact your career, if they are consider enterprise tools, how they are designed and the effort required to do so, and the database architecture. Why this course will be important to your career Databases are all around us and by having some knowledge of how they are developed and what they can contribute to my current organization....   [tags: Technology]

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Databases

- databases The Many Faces of Databases Large databases can contain hundreds of interrelated files. Fortunately a database management system can shield users from the complex inner workings of the system, providing them with only the information and commands they need to get their jobs done. In fact, a well-designed database puts on different faces for different classes of users. Downsizing and Decentralizing The earliest file management programs could only do batch processing, which required users to accumulate transactions and feed them into computers in large batches....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Databases

- Databases in My Organization Abstract Databases have been in use since the early days of computing programs. An Information Technology services company, such as Getronics, not only utilizes databases for information and record management, it earns revenue by providing database management services. Getronics uses Microsoft SQL Server 2000 as its database software. The clients that contract Getronics for Information Technology services rely and depend on the accuracy and currency of the database information that is stored....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Databases

- Abstract "Throughout your career, you will be directly or indirectly accessing a variety of databases, ranging from a simple roster of departmental employees to a fully integrated corporate database. You will probably access these databases using software called a database management system (DBMS). A DBMS consists of a group of programs that manipulate the database and provide an interface between the database and the user of the database and other application programs. A database, a DBMS, and the application programs that use the data in the database make up a database environment....   [tags: Software Microsoft Access Data]

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Databases

- ABSTRACT The Automated Business Service System (ABSS) was designed for the military to process documents without wasting an enormous amount of time. The original way of processing a document involved typing the document up and visiting each person to sign off on it. Not only was this time consuming but there was no historical record available if the original document was lost or destroyed. ABSS uses an Oracle database and has changed the way finance processes documents forever. Before I worked as the systems administrator for finance I was the budget analyst....   [tags: essays research papers]

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Databases And A Personal Wallet

- Databases and a Personal Wallet As the world becomes more connected through technology, individuals are quickly losing their privacy. Personal and private information about individuals is contained all over the place. The everyday contents of a personal wallet such as credit cards, driver’s license, membership cards, vehicle registration, and other cards are all associated with various different databases. Many databases exist in today’s society that contain and manage information which affect many areas in one’s personal life....   [tags: Technology]

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Overload Management Issues Within Real-Time Databases

- Testing The reason for the selection of this topic is because it falls under the computer science category. We have been studying databases for four years and so the this topic area will be of great use when venturing into the cooperate world. Knowledge gained will assist in tackling real life situations when it comes to real-time database transactions. Diagnosing problems related to the topic area will prove slightly easier. Real-time databases are being utilized within the manufacturing for the benefits associated with the these databases compared to conversional ones....   [tags: manufacturing, transactions, resource]

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Knowledge Discovery in Databases

- Knowledge Discovery in Databases Abstract Knowledge Discovery in Databases is the process of searching for hidden knowledge in the massive amounts of data that we are technically capable of generating and storing. Data, in its raw form, is simply a collection of elements, from which little knowledge can be gleaned. With the development of data discovery techniques the value of the data is significantly improved. A variety of methods are available to assist in extracting patterns that when interpreted provide valuable, possibly previously unknown, insight into the stored data....   [tags: Technology Computer]

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Criminal Investigation: Forensic Scientists and DNA Examinations

- “Even with the reliability of DNA examinations, forensic scientists need additional safeguards to ensure the significance of their findings are not over- or under-interpreted” (Willis, 2011, p77). While laboratory techniques for DNA recovery and profiling are well established in criminal investigative laboratories (Bond, et al, 2007, p129), it can be argued that a possible weakness of the use of national databases are understaffing and/or under training of investigators and laboratory staff. Standardization of testing, analysis, evaluation and result presentation to the courts such as that the jury may understand how many people in the population are possible to match the particular DNA prof...   [tags: databases, laboratories]

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Oracle Databases

- Oracle Databases A new energy is rising within CNS. Over the past year, many members of our administrative computing team have been developing Oracle applications. It is a new challenge to both CNS and our clients. We journey up the learning curve together and over the trial-and-error hurdles. Each day offers a new opportunity to understand another concept or process. Some faculties and departments are already using Oracle applications in their day-to-day operations. As time goes by, more and more information users will be working with an application based on Oracle database technology....   [tags: Papers]

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Electronic Resume Databases

- Electronic Resume Databases Introduction Databases of a New Decade As the day goes on, one grows anxious to hear the ring of the phone, the sound of a fax, or the knock on the door saying "we want you". As easy as it may seem, getting on the right track to pursue a career is a long and treacherous process. Companies just do not have hours at a time to sit down and study each person's profile. They need something quick and easy to access. That is where the World Wide Web comes into play. The thought of site where thousands of qualified applicants could be accessed with just the touch of a keystroke....   [tags: Papers]

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Difference Between Paralell and Cloud Databases

- There are several differences between cloud and parallel database which include load sharing, joins, query optimization, route scheduling and resource optimization. The first difference is load sharing. In parallel database load sharing is balanced since the optimization algorithm works on the kernel level and routing protocol determines the best route to find it. As a consequence, load keeps distributing on the server side. Moreover, in parallel database table look up is not needed because heuristic approach notifies the server if the load balancing bit is set to one....   [tags: load sharing, joins, query ]

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Questions On Online Databases Using A Minimum Of Four Relevant Empirical Sources

- The purpose of this assignment is show proficiency in navigating the online databases using a minimum of four relevant empirical sources from the research question, describing the strategies employed to navigate the databases, reviewing the databases utilized, and summarizing findings from the empirical sources. This paper will discuss the key terms from the research question, thesaurus usage to generate different search results, and utilization of strategies like Boolean connectors to aid in research....   [tags: Research, Scientific method, Barriers to entry]

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Edward Snowden Stands Up Against the National Security Agency

- ... government’s eavesdropping on Americans and other people around the world, he has performed a great public service that more than outweighs any breach of trust he may have committed”. There are also many people who disagree with Snowden. For example, John Boehner, a house speaker from ABC News said “He's a traitor. The president outlined last week that these were important national security programs to help keep Americans safe, and give us tools-- to fight the terrorist threat th-- that we face”....   [tags: communication, surveillance, databases]

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The Life and Contributions of Dr. Edgar F. Codd

- ... He advanced to the position of lieutenant of the Royal Air Force Coastal Command until the war ended. After the war ended, he returned to his studies at Oxford, changing his major to mathematics. He ultimately received his mathematics degree in 1948. During this period, Codd realized how much the United States had to offer an individual like himself (Date). As a part of his Royal Air Force service, he was stationed in the United States for a brief period for aviation training. This was when Codd found his love for recreational flying....   [tags: education, databases, theory]

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Getting to know a few Differential Private Systems

- ... In the context of differential privacy, this is safe—and does not open another channel—because the privacy cost of the default values is already included in the privacy cost of the query.) Thus, we can obtain strong privacy assurances even if the adversary can pose arbitrary queries and can observe all the (remotely measurable) channels that are possible in our model. As a result, Fuzz enables us to make any dataset differential privacy, along with making the dataset immune to other attacks like covert channel attacks....   [tags: databases, programming languages]

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The Risk of Big Data

- The Risk of Big Data Companies are now able to measure their performance on many levels. Processes that were never able to be measured before are being able to be analyzed and measured. For instance in retailing, companies have instant feedback from the consumer through increased technological capabilities like company websites, blogs and social media outlets. Never before has such information been delivered so quickly. Before these technological advances a customer would have to call and log a complaint through several channels of personnel or write a letter and send through snail mail....   [tags: companies, databases, social media]

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Bibliometric Analysis in the Dental Sciences

- INTRODUCTION. Fast generation of knowledge makes the need for measurement tools such as bibliometric analysis essential. Such tools are exercises for the efficient development of research, characterizing the scientific output of individuals, institutions, and countries from a qualitative and quantitative point of view, minimizing the subjectivity inherent to the indexing of knowledge in a particular field of science(1). However, so far there are no universally accepted methodologies(2) and comprehensive analysis including peer review implies great complexity, hence costs, and some degree of subjectivity that impedes the achievement of a holistic and objective view of the scenario(1, 3)....   [tags: measurements, research, databases]

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Career as an Electronic Publishing Specialist

- ... The amount of experience and knowledge required for the positions is substantial; however the earnings potential increases with the amount of experience and education an electronic publications specialist has in the field. Electronic publishing specialist is a fairly new career so the salary information has been compared to desktop publishers. According to Mymajors.com, the median annual wage for electronic publications specialist is $39,060 and a median hourly wage of $18.78. According to CIA current open positions, an electronic publishing specialist can earn from $51,630 to $74,872 per year....   [tags: electronic books, publications, databases]

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Improve ATM Security by Face Recognition

- ... If details of SIM card matches, the device asks the face recognition. The recognition is done by MATLAB. When the image matches from the data base it asks for selecting the bank when the user select the bank it ask the pin number of bank account and next processing starts like user can make transactions, check balance etc, otherwise the process is cancelled. The system used Spartan-3 FPGA kit for controlling the system, one buzzer is connected to the system on the FPGA board which guide the process for transaction....   [tags: databases of face, biometic techniques]

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Ethical Issues Raised by Data Mining

- Ethical Issues Raised by Data Mining Data mining is the practice of gathering data from various sources and manipulating it to provide richer information than any of contributing sources is able to do alone or to produce previously unknown information. Businesses and governments share information that they have collected with the purpose of cross-referencing it to find out more information about the people tracked in their databases. Data mining has many benefits. Stores are able to stock merchandise that better reflects what customers want....   [tags: Databases Technology Computers Essays]

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Privacy Concerns

- Privacy Concerns Most studies have shown that popular opinion holds that without a doubt national DNA databases have proved useful in criminal investigations (Wallace, 2006, pS27). The concept of a national DNA database has raised concern about privacy and human rights as seen through the scope of public safety. All of these concerns are elevated with databases include convicted, arrestee, innocent, and “rehabilitated” offenders (Suter, 2010, p339). Robin Williams of University of Duham (2006) asserts that: “The rapid implementation and continuing expansion of forensic DNA databases around the world has been supported by claims about their effectiveness in criminal investigations and challe...   [tags: Technology, DNA Databases]

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Money Laundering

- A database can be defined as an ‘electronic collection of records including references to journal articles, reports, book chapters or conference papers amongst many other sources of information’. In this sense, databases such as IHS Jane’s Information Group constitute valuable research tools in specific areas of investigation like international crime. In fact, Jane’s Information Group is an ‘open source intelligence gathering, reporting and analysis provider’ which focuses its products in sensitive areas of global interests such as defence, security, law enforcement, public safety, and transport....   [tags: Databases, Colombia, Crime]

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Information Technology for Regional Gardens Ltd

- What is the case: - There is a company named Regional Gardens in Bathurst with 150 employee, company runs a number of enterprises working related gardening. Company owns Regional Gardens nursery which selling plants gardening related material to public. Company also owns Regional Garden planners which works as the consultancy. At its main site where company servers and data is stored has the following infrastructure • Regional Gardens Ltd is a company that runs a number of related gardening enterprises....   [tags: gardens, employees, databases]

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Database Model Of Column Family Database

- • Key-Value Stores Key-value stores are designed for storing data in flexible and schema-less way. In these databases, data is stored as a list of keys with their corresponding values. All keys are unique and data access is achieved by means of key-value association. In addition, all keys are stored in a hash table to provide quick access for them. Values may contain actual information (raw data), or they may contain another set of keys. Key-value stores provide high concurrency, fast lookups and massive storage....   [tags: Database, Relational model, Relational database]

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Database Analysis : Java Database Connectivity

- Every application in the real world needs to interact with databases. Java Database Connectivity (JDBC) is the Application Programming Interface (API) used to build Java applications that can interact with relational databases. There are many relational databases such as Oracle, My SQL, DB2, Java DB, Dbase, Sybase, Ingress, Informix, FoxPro and so on. The researcher will be able to use the four types of JDBC drivers to interact with any kind of database in the world. In this iteration, the researcher also learns Structured Query Language (SQL) which is the underlying language used long with JDBC API to get things done in backend (a term used to refer database)....   [tags: SQL, Database, Database management system]

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Database Analysis : Database And Information Systems

- Database & Information Systems is a database used in everyday life, it was used in the past, is used in the present, and will continue to be used in the future. There are single and multiuser databases, as well as N Tier an client servers. There are many types of Data models such as, relational and star schema. Databases and information systems are even used on the web, these types can include PHP scripts and CGI scripts. To understand how Database & Information Systems came about, one has to look at the history of data....   [tags: SQL, Database, Relational model, Computer]

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Database Administration And Information Technology

- Databases are pervasive in technology today and are, therefore, integral to any list meant to show relationships between data that grows beyond a simple spreadsheet. In my experience, many businesses rely heavily on databases yet rely on the company providing the software that interacts with a particular database to maintain the specific databases rather than have an in-house database administrator. While it may often be cost prohibitive to hire a DBA, many information technology department employees, within the departments for which I have worked at least, often wear many “hats” in their day to day operations and are often expected to do some work with databases....   [tags: SQL, Database, Database management system]

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Database Management System ( Dbms )

- People came up with the term database as the computer industry was growing in popularity. A database management system means exactly what its name is, it is computer software designed to create and manage databases. This software gives users and programmers an organized way to retrieve, create, update, and manage data. A database management system (DBMS) creates ways for end users to read data in a database as well (MindTap). The DBMS basically serves as a crossing point between databases and normal users or programs, confirming that data will constantly be organized and stay accessible pretty easily....   [tags: SQL, Database, Database management system]

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What Are Database Management Systems?

- In our world, people rely heavily on the power of technology every day. Kids are learning how to operate an iPad before they can even say their first word. School assignments have become virtual, making it possible to do anywhere in the world. We can receive information from across the world in less than a second with the touch of a button. Technology is a big part of our lives, and without it life just becomes a lot harder. Just like our phones have such an importance to us in our daily lives, database management systems are the same for businesses....   [tags: Database management system, Database, Computer]

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What Is A Database?

- What is a database. A database contains a variety of data which are structurally placed in order. They can easily be manipulated, accessed and viewed e.g. a dictionary, timetable or telephone book. A database is like a bank, were you either retrieving the money as well as storing it or you just simply view the amount. In this database what we can identify are the table, record, field and field value. Firstly the table also known as the File, highlighted in green this contains e.g. record of the entire patients....   [tags: SQL, Relational model, Relational database]

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A Note On Database Management System

- In the web space where vast amounts of data is processed and collected, it is typical to store this information in a database. A common form of database is an RDBMS (Relational Database Management System). The act of retrieving and/or storing data to or from an RDBMS is called a transaction (Connolly and Begg, 2014). Connoly and Begg go on to outline the process in which these transactions are applied, by way of a COMMIT or ROLLBACK SQL statement, which are also written to a transaction log and may be used in the event of a systems failure to restore the database to a point prior to the failure....   [tags: SQL, Database, Relational model]

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Open Source Database Management Systems

- A number of recent studies have revealed that most enterprise customers nowadays prefer open source databases over commercial databases. Based on their requirements, the enterprises also have option to choose from a number of open source relational database management systems (RDBMS) including MySQL, MangoDB, Cassandra, Redis and PostgreSQL. But the usage statistics posted on various websites indicate that MySQL is more popular than other open-source and proprietary relational database management systems....   [tags: SQL, Database, Database management system]

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Transaction Management and Database Systems

- Overview The purpose of this report is to examine the idea of transaction management and how it relates to two different database systems that I have chosen for the purpose of the project and for may research. I am also looking at the different elements with regard to transaction management and how each of them work and what they are for in the overall scheme that is transaction management. I will go through the definition of transaction the meaning of transaction how it functions the limitations and restrictions on the access to the user....   [tags: Advanced Database Systems ]

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Google File Systems (GFS) and Big Data Technologies (Non-Relational Databases)

- Google File Systems (GFS) is developed by Google to meet the rapidly growing demand of Google’s data processing needs. On the other hand, Hadoop Distributed File Systems (HDFS) developed by Yahoo and updated by Apache is an open source framework for the usage of different clients with different needs. Though Google File Systems (GFS) and Hadoop Distributed File Systems (GFS) are the distributed file systems developed by different vendors, they have been designed to meet the following goals:  They should be able to run on inexpensive commodity hardware without any failures....   [tags: data processing needs ]

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Database And Dbms And Rdbms

- 1. What is database. A prearranged collection of figures known as data is called database. 2. What is DBMS. It is a collection of programs that enables user to create and maintain a Database. 3. What is a Database system. The database and DBMS software together is called as Database system. 4. What is RDBMS . RDBMS are database management systems that maintain data records and indices in tables. 5. What are the advantages of DBMS. Redundancy is controlled. Unauthorised access is restricted. Providing multiple user interfaces....   [tags: SQL, Data modeling, Database]

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Database in Distributive Environment

- Database in Distributive Environment Database is a diverse collection of information which manages data and allows fast storage and retrieval of that data. Each application requires database to hold the data specific to the application, which is accessed by the users. However, each application according to its requirement needs different type of database. Researchers classify the databases according to the user specific functionalities, parameters as well as application. There have been several discussions and researches on the joins, which is a key performance indicator of any database....   [tags: cloud theory, paralell database]

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Software Architecture : Decision Support Database Architecture

- 1. Dedicated file architecture- Privately designed files are allocated to each and every application. With the application the data structure is deeply embedded and the control of data files is with application. 2. Closed database architecture- Database management system has lot of advantages over file systems like security, view, recovery etc. but the separate databases are still designed for almost all applications. This is real with dedicated file architecture, which has high degree of data redundancy and poor administration....   [tags: Database, Database management system]

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Choosing A Database Model

- In this section, the steps and considerations for selecting a suitable database are outlined and explained. These considerations have been developed by professionals through decades of research, implementation and first-hand experience. While they are not a fully set list of considerations, they are widely accepted as relevant and crucial to the developmental process. There are a number of important decisions that are needed when deciding on a suitable database. 1. Choosing the Database Model – Relational or Object etc....   [tags: operating system,dbms, network database]

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Relational Database Industry For Many Years

- Since the SQL language appeared in mid 1970s, it has been leading the relational database industry for many years. With the modern era of databases not everyone sees the advantages of using relational databases. NoSQL, was first developed in the twenty first century (MongoDB, para 19) to address the issues that the SQL language could not handle. NoSQL cannot handle pure relational database models, it can use any of five different kinds of models, including relational to solve problems. With the variety of models, designers are wondering if there is a future for the strictly relational language SQL, and it’s other disadvantages compared to that of NoSQL....   [tags: Database, Relational model, SQL]

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A Dna Database For All Citizens

- Since their first establishment in 1995 (Wallace, n.d.), the use of DNA databases has significantly increased. Today, DNA databases are rapidly expanding, with numerous countries using these databases for clinical research and to store criminal DNA (Roman-Santos, 2011). Their potential benefits and current assistance in solving crimes has caused huge controversy, especially surrounding the idea of a universal database. Although there are many benefits, including the identification and study of diseases, as well as improvements in crime detection and prevention, there are also various ethical concerns, such as the right to privacy and the potential for misuse if poorly regulated....   [tags: DNA, National DNA database, DNA profiling]

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Database Arrangement And Communication Technologies

- Databases and Communications Today, data is the most important of our life. Different companies handle a large number of data. The success of this or that business strongly depends on database arrangement and communication means, Database arrangement and communication are in the high demand among all organizations. The database and communication technologies are closely interrelated. The accessibility of database depends on used communication technologies. For instance, the employees may access the database not only from their workplaces but also from different places and use different communication technologies, including mobile phones, the internet mailing programs, e...   [tags: Data management, Database, Media technology]

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Functions Of Database Management Systems

- Everyday different companies and entities use Database management systems to improve their business. Without DBMS the processing time of each request would be much longer and many enterprises (Arif Mohamed, 2007) would become inefficient. Main DBMS functions are as follows: 1. A direct data control in external memory. This function includes providing necessary structures of external memory as for data storage, directly entering a DB, and for the office purposes, for example, for reduction of time of access to data in certain cases (indexes usually are for this purpose used)....   [tags: SQL, Database, Data Manipulation Language]

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Relational Database Management System For A Cloud Application

- Relational Database Management System for a Cloud Application Lakisha Griffin University of Maryland University College Abstract While a lot of research is currently taking place in technology itself, there is an equally critical requirement for understanding the cloud computing issues. This paper examines “database-as-a-service” (DBaaS) called Relational Cloud. “A DBaaS promises to move much of the operational burden of provisioning, configuration, scaling, performance tuning, backup, privacy, and access control from the database users to the service operator, offering lower overall costs to users.” (Curino, 2011) Database management systems that control web application...   [tags: SQL, Database management system, Database]

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Database Environment Classification

- Introduction: Database environment can be classified into three simple categories: a. Human: Database Administrator - They are responsible to monitor and maintain the databases in an organization. Systems Developers - They are responsible for the development of the computer applications which will talk to the database in do the necessary operations and display the results to the end users. b. Machine: User Interface - This is how the computer application looks and what the end user will use to interact....   [tags: human, machine, database]

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Evolution Of Data Model : Database Management System Model

- Evolution of data model The evolution of data model was traced back in 1960s when the first generation of data model – File system model was introduced. File system used to strictly maintain the records and it does not have relationship between the tables. As the requirement to for managing data evolve, in 1970s, hierarchical and network model were used. These data model handle the relationship between the tables and conceptually simple. However, it still using navigational system and complex in implementation....   [tags: Database normalization, Relational model]

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Relational Database Management System ( Dbms )

- A. Based on your understanding of the concept of integrity rules, Three (3) integrity rules must be enforced by a relational DBMS. List, and give a brief description of each of the three rules. Answer: There are three integrity rules must be enforced by the relational Database Management System (DBMS) those are as follows: I. Entity Integrity: primary key • Each table must have a (Column’s) unique values • No rows have a Missing values • Ensure traceable entities here unique means not to have a same values II. Referential Integrity: foreign keys • Column value of one table must match column table of related table....   [tags: SQL, Database management system, Relational model]

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Industry Standard Relational Database Management Systems

- Industry Standard Relational Database Management Systems In nearly all business industries a database would be required as businesses always need to sort data as they are related to finances to estimate their profits, look at revenue margins, net profits, deducting taxes these are all processes that can be done by implementing a database. Databases conclude all the financial industries as they are correlated to businesses that involve transactions of money as all organisations exist to produce an income unless they are charity or public service and even those are affiliated with a relational database to classify employees or client record....   [tags: Database, SQL, Microsoft, Relational model]

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Relational Database Management System

- Relational Database Management System Oracle provides a flexible RDBMS called Oracle7. Using its features, you can store and manage data with all the advantages of a relational structure plus PL/SQL, an engine that provides you with the ability to store and execute program units. The server offers the options of retrieving data based on optimization techniques. It includes security features that control how a database is accessed and used. Other features include consistency and protection of data through locking mechanisms....   [tags: Database Data]

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History of Database Technology Past and Present

- History of Database Technology Past and Present The term database was popularized with the growth of the computer industry and is typically thought of as software used to store, index, manipulate, and retrieve information (Vaughn). Database software has been in use since the Census Bureau used a punch card system to meet the requirements for the collection, sorting, and reporting of data for the 1890 census (National Research Council). These earliest databases were flat file databases. The flat-file style of database works well for small amounts of data that need to be organized to be read and edited by hand....   [tags: Data Database Management]

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Database Concepts

- Database Concepts, what are Databases all about. I am writing this paper to answer a few questions as part of my first assignment in a class designed to provide a better understanding of Database Concepts. There are many different types of databases, different implementations of databases, and different database software applications. So how does all this database stuff work. I have worked with databases for most of my professional career at many different levels. Sometimes as the user, entering data, retrieving information, and compiling reports....   [tags: Database Data]

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An Analysis Of The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Big Six Database Servers

- Comparison Summary DBMS Server Comparison Supplement An Analysis Of The Strengths And Weaknesses Of The Big Six Database Servers. In 1991 I performed a thorough evaluation and comparison of the four major DBMSs at the time: Informix, Ingres, Oracle, and Sybase. This comparison was done for a client building a huge distributed database application, currently in its second phase of d evelopment, with the first phase running successfully country-wide. At that stage, the distinguishing criteria were query optimizers, triggers, views, and support for distributed databases....   [tags: Database DBMS]

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Database Applications

- Database Applications The company that I work for makes extensive use of databases and other applications that are based on database technologies and theories. The extensive use of databases throughout the entire organization, in theory, will save time, money, and manpower. My company uses several different types of databases and different database applications based on the estimated size of the database once all the data has been entered and allowing for future growth....   [tags: Business Database Data Analysis]

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Huffman Trucking Database

- Huffman Trucking Database The driving log was broken up into 11 tables. The database is in the third normal form or Boyce Codd Normal Form (BCNF) (Pratt & Adamski, 2005, p. 153). This level of normalization ensures no repeating groups, no key column is dependent on only a portion of the primary key, and the only determinants that are contained are candidate keys. The company has four locations in the United States and services 925 drivers. Normalization to the third normal form is sufficient due to the relatively small database, the number of daily updates and the nature of the information....   [tags: Huffman Trucking Database IT Case Study]

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Database Security : Managing A Database

- DATABASE SECURITY Managing a database in today’s information age remains is challenging. Add to it, the fact that databases are amongst the most critical assets for an organization. They hold critical and at times sensitive information, furthermore in recent years as every type of imaginable transaction happen through the use of computers and transactions has to be managed and stored somewhere. Today regulations and legislations related to data or database security dictate that all kinds of security breaches should be reported, it’s easier said than done (Gertz, 2007)....   [tags: Access control, Computer security, Security]

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The Evolution of The Database

- Intro People have been collecting information since the dawn of recorded history. Very shortly after we started recording we ran in to the problem of storage. Where do we put all of this information. We soon developed written languages so we could store our collected information. The next problem to arise was retrieval of our stored information. This led to the development of systems like the dewy decimal system. Organizing books by subject and author made information retrieval a little easier. However, it was computer that revolutionized information storage and retrieval....   [tags: Information Technology]

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Cemetery Prototype Database

- This prototype database was designed to meet the general needs of users from a range of different backgrounds in relation to cemeteries and graveyards. The scenario is described as follows: A consortium of international archaeological and historical societies has collaborated in funding a multidisciplinary database of international historical graveyards whose history goes back at least 100 years. As the database will be used for research as well as town-planning by a wide variety of people, including historians, local councils, genealogists, sociologists and epidemiologists, it is anticipated that it will include not only information about the graveyards themselves, but also the buildin...   [tags: Database]

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The Importance Of A Database Administration For An Organization

- INTRODUCTION I have always had a flair for database administration even before I completed my Bachelors’ degree in Management Information System in my home country, Lagos, Nigeria. As a result of this, I decided to conduct an informational interview with a professional in that field. On Tuesday, the 10th of November 2015, I had the opportunity to interview Mr. Femi Balogun, who is an expert in database management field. The interview exercise is optional in order to earn an extra credit in my IT and project management class....   [tags: Database, Database management system]

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Database Usage at the Naval Air Warfare Center Technical Library

- Database Usage at the Naval Air Warfare Center Technical Library The rapidly changing face of research and technology in the science and research forum, as well as the world, has prompted the Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (NAWC-WD) Technical Library to be in a constant state of change. These changes in information technology are made in order to consistently provide the patrons as well as the library staff with the latest capabilities in order to best perform their job duties. Database usage has become the mainstay of the NAWCWD Technical Library, with all staff members and patrons utilizing numerous databases daily....   [tags: Database Naval Air Warfare Technical Library]

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Selecting a Database for a Small Business

- Jay-Star Incorporated is a small machine shop located in Lexington, Kentucky. There are only seven employees that actually work on the shop floor. Jay-Star produces metal core and distributes that core to various aerospace manufacturers. There are three different types of core that Jay-Star produces: Square Cell, Hexagonal Cell, and Beneflex Cell. Each of them can be produced using different materials from various shipping companies. The employees take these materials from the shipping company, produce the product, and then deliver the finished product to the aerospace manufacturer (customer)....   [tags: SQL Database]

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