Choosing the BEST RDBMS

When I started working as a DBA in 2001, the relational database management system choices were more limited and the choice itself was often left up to a system architect. Rarely did developers have a say, and even DBAs only had a say in whether they could support it...

RDBMS Concept: Buffer Pool

One of the things that learning a new RDBMS is teaching me is that there are some concepts that are common to RDBMSes. It is helping me to identify some of those concepts, and I learn a lot from the similarities and differences.… Read the rest