Change is the One Constant in the Database Market

March, 2002


Databases are more essential today than they ever were. The problems of database management, however, are growing exponentially. Data corruption, security, meta data, Y2K, Web compatibility, XML (Extensible Markup Language), and cross-platform operability are just a few of the challenges confronting those administering databases. Database vendors from the top tier to the bottom are confronting many of these issues and are developing applications to address them. These revisions, however, often add to the burden of database management.