IT - Database

If you're looking for a system to store your company's data on-premises or in the cloud, chances are you'll be considering at least one of these top enterprise database software solutions

"How far back does your knowledge of databases go - late-1980s, mid-1990s, five years ago? If so, you might not recognize some of the old-timers on this list. You'll also do a double-take if you didn't know many of them have their roots in the mid-to-late 1970s. It would be hard to argue that the enterprise database software market is not mature.

It's also a highly competitive market, as mere minutes of downtime can mean millions of dollars in losses. Enterprise database systems come packed with features from hot backups to high-availability to extensive cloud services. These database systems range in price from free to tens of thousands of dollars.

Best enterprise database software

There's no single correct answer for every data problem. Nor is there a perfect database system; each has its own set of features and shortcomings. Here's a primer of the top enterprise database systems on the market in 2020 to help you determine which solution will likely work best for you..."

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