DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS 2
The evolution in the trends in data storage technology as a result of increase in the
competition among various organizations has necessitated the integration of database
management systems in the organizational information technology infrastructure. This is to meet
the current and future demands for data storage in an efficient, secure, and cost effective manner.
The earlier versions of the database management systems were quite limited in terms of
applicability and adaptability. As a result, software developers came up with a structured
database management system that can handle huge data sets securely, accessibly and with
integrity. This research paper seeks to discuss the basics of database management and its various
components as they apply in a wide range of organizations.
2.0 Roles of a Database management system
The database management system is used in the storage of information where the data is
stored in the format of tables and columns. To facilitate the process of data retrieval, the data
stored in a database is allocated a unique identification feature such as a name, status, and the
type of data attribute. The database management system plays a significant role in concurrency
control by providing a logical view of a wide range of process responsible for data manipulation.
Moreover, the products of the database management system are made up of particular inputs that
need to be refined as they get captured in the organizational database (Clifford et al., 2014). The
database management system also ensures that the data stored is secure from unauthorized
access. The database security layers are enhanced by the ability of the database management
systems to define the user access priorities depending on their individually defined roles in an