Author: Robert Agar
In the complicated world of database management, a lot of data needs to be assimilated by those responsible for keeping the systems healthy and operational. Management and the database team can be challenged trying to stay on top of all the moving parts required to keep things running smoothly. This task can prove to be quite difficult when faced with a large number of databases which may encompass several diverse platforms.
There are many different database products from which to choose. Some are more appropriate for particular uses which may play a role in your decision to go with one solution over another. Open-source databases are very popular, and MySQL has a large lead in the number of users it supports. It is the top-ranked open-source database in terms of popularity. When …[Read more]