Trends Report

Database Tools Fill Gaps In Vendors' Bundled Tools

DBAs Gain Advanced Yet Usable Features For Heterogeneous DBMS

August 12th, 2010
With contributors:
Mike Gilpin , Adam Knoll

Summary

Vendors continue adding new and improved database administration features to their database management systems (DBMS) to automate more functions, yet enterprises with large and complex environments still struggle, especially with security, availability, archiving, and backups. In addition, with the increasing adoption of cloud and virtualized environments, enterprises are looking for common tooling that can support traditional, virtualized, and cloud platforms. Furthermore, data architects, database administrators (DBAs), warehouse analysts, developers, and information security officers all want database tools that cater to their specific requirements. Shape your strategy for database tools to use common tooling that proactively monitors, administers, and manages multiple data management platforms to bring you greater automation, self-management, integration across application stacks, and heterogeneity.

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