A Relational Database Management System is a program that manages tables of values and relations between values. The RDMS enables users to gather large amounts of information and process them for visibility as spreadsheets and other forms and combine values to create more condensed information. Some programming is required to include, remove and manipulate values in RDMS.
Oracle is a RDMS internal to OIT and is designed to support a number of software solutions. Oracle is an RDMS similar to what is used by large organizations, such as Facebook and Google. It allows users to audit content, is secure, and provides enterprise-level management tools. It also allows you to lock rows or tables. Oracle is the recommended RDMS when you have large amounts of data to store.
MySQL is a RDMS internal to OIT and is designed to support a number of software solutions. MySQL has significantly less features than other RDMS. It can be more difficult to enter and delete values, but manipulating the entered data is easier, and less configuration is required. MySQL also allows you to transact tables, compress data, and replicate values. MySQL has no size restrictions, can be easily installed, and can monitor and query multiple servers at a time. It does not, however, allow you to monitor or assign roles.
SQL Server is a RDMS internal to OIT and is designed to support a number of software solutions. SQL Servers also provide regular back-ups and more security options, allowing administrators to protect individual columns from users, instead of entire tables.
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