What is a Database?
A database is an organized collection of data that is commonly stored and accessed electronically from a computer system. Where databases are more complex, formal design and modeling techniques are used to develop them.
Some database management systems are SolarWinds Database Performance Analyze, Oracle RDBMS, IBM DB2, Altibase, Microsoft SQL Server, SAP Sybase ASE, Teradata, ADABAS, MySQL, FileMaker, Microsoft Access, Informix, SQLite, MongoDB, Redis, CouchD, Neo4j, and OrientDB.
Functions of a database
The core function is data storage, retrieval, and update. Other functions include user-accessible directories or data dictionaries describing metadata, support for transactions and concurrency, functions for restoring the database when the database is damaged, authorization support for accessing and updating data, support for accessing from remote locations, and executing Constraints to ensure that the data complies with certain rules in the database.
Why opt for Database Development with Trugo?
Using Trugo’s database development model for collecting, storing, and processing information about your competitors, customers, and suppliers gives your company a clear advantage. Our developers are experienced working in environments like NoSQL database systems, such as MongoDB and CouchDB, and Oracle SQL Developer. We always create databases with efficient structures. Our databases can fully integrate with other applications aided by our optimized queries, views, and triggers. Our developers are quick to understand issues related to security and network performance; we always maintain high standards of data quality and integrity. We are skilled in reporting tools such as SAP Crystal Reports and Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
Benefits of Database Development
Reducing Data Redundancy: A file-based data management system contains multiple files, which are stored in many different locations in the system or even in multiple systems. Therefore, often there are multiple copies of the same file, resulting in data redundancy. This can be avoided in the database as there is only one database, and any changes in the database will be immediately reflected. Therefore, avoiding the possibility to encounter duplicate data.
Sharing of Data: The users in a database can share data with each other. There are various levels of authorization to access data so that the appropriate authorization protocols are followed. Many remote users can also simultaneously access the database and share data.
Privacy: The privacy rules in the database mean that only authorized users can access the database according to the privacy restrictions. The database access levels are different, and users can only view data that they are allowed to access. For example-in social networking sites, the access restrictions for different accounts that users may want to access are different.
Backup and Recovery: The database management system is automatically responsible for backup and recovery. Users do not need to back up data regularly, because this is the responsibility of the DBMS. It can also restore the database to its previous state after a crash or system failure.
Data Consistency: Data consistency in the database can be ensured as there is no data redundancy. All data is displayed consistently in the entire database, and hence all users viewing the database have the same data. Moreover, any changes made to the database will be immediately reflected by all users, and there will be no data inconsistency.