#2. SQL data management technologies
Several computer languages allow you to manage your data. The SQL language is the most well-known database management language. Its main objective is to define, manipulate and protect data with simple and schematic technologies. As its name suggests, it is a Structured Query Language
Microsoft SQL Server
It is one of the tools developed by the giant Microsoft to easily manage your database. It is a Database Management System (DBMS) that is built on the SQL language and incorporates other systems like RDBMS into its operation. It outclasses its competitors because of its freeness and all its peculiarities. You can use it on Windows and Linux OS since March 2016. You can perform several native inter-database queries without any complications. Microsoft Sql server gives you some flexibility in schema management thanks to the available commands
In competition with Microsoft SQL Server, several other technologies are used on the market to manage data. MySQL remains one of the most popular that also offers a Relational Database Management System. It is open source software, that is to say free source that allows companies to increase their performance in reading their data. MySQL presents itself as a very efficient tool that supports many operating systems and computer languages. Several companies like Google, YouTube, Yahoo, Adobe, Airbus, Crédit Agricole, BBC News and many others use MySQL to manage their database. It is a multi-threaded and multi-user tool.
After Sun Microsystems acquired MySQL and Oracle Corporation acquired the latter, the software founder left the company to create another system called MariaDB. It is a community fork of MySQL deployed to reaffirm the open source character of the system. It is a database management software that gives your company freedom in the actions to be taken to ensure the quality and security of your relational data. It is a tool in perpetual development having replaced MySQL with a quality interoperability.
Oracle Database belongs to Oracle Corporation that has offered a free version of the software since 2005. It is also a relational database management system, but which retains a certain peculiarity. Indeed, version 8 of the software includes an object model that transforms Oracle Database into a relational-object system (SGBDRO). Among the many features of the tool, we can list SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Spatial, OLAP engine, etc. The quality of Oracle Database is justified by the fact that you can use it on almost any platforms, but also because it has obtained several certifications and reached several records.