What is Database Management?
Data Management is a process that comprises all disciplines related to managing data as a resource. It applies to both physical and digital data, however, in this day and age most database management refers to later. Database management has become more vital to every day business and the world we live in today. With well managed data, business, industry and the public can derive valuable information that can be used in decision making and prediction. When managing data its important to have an overall knowledge of the underlaying database and its structure. The process also involves backup and recovery, data archiving, data partitioning, data replication, planning of storage and capacity, and overall performance monitoring and optimization.