How to Choose an Embedded Database

Introduction | Chapter 1

Scott discusses the agenda of the presentation and introduces Raima’s expertise on embedded database management.

Embedded Database Management Software | Chapter 2

The question, “What is Data Management Software?” is answered. A high-quality embedded database must:

  • Enforce Data Integrity Rules
  • Perform Database Recovery
  • Have a Hot Online Backup
  • Perform Data Replication/Mirroring/Synchronization

Database Requirements | Chapter 3

This video answers, “What are your Embedded Database Requirements?” An embedded database must have these minimum standards to translate into a great product:

  • Fast and Predictable Performance
  • High Reliability and High Availability
  • Manage Complex Data in a Small Footprint
  • Interact with External Systems
  • Auto-recovery

Architecture – Four Quadrants | Chapter 4

In this video, Scott answers “How do I make the right decision?”. He introduces the four quadrants: Architecture, Database, Project and Operation. Architecture is the main topic in this video and Scott states its attributes such as:

In this video, Scott Answers “How do I make the right decision?”. He introduces the four quadrants: Architecture, Database, Project and Operation. Architecture is the main topic in this video and Scott states its attributes such as:

  • Standalone
  • Client/Server
  • In-Memory
  • Distributed Database

Database – Four Quadrants | Chapter 5

Scott continues with the four quadrants. Database is the main topic in this video and Scott states its attributes such as the database’s:

  • Data Model
  • Data Types
  • Storage
  • Partitioning

Operation – Four Quadrants | Chapter 6

The 3rd quadrant is discussed. Operation is the main topic in this video and Scott states its attributes such as:

  • Data Integrity
  • Concurrency
  • Transactions
  • Performance
  • Scalability

Projects- Four Quadrants | Chapter 7

The Final quadrant is discussed. Database Projects is the main topic in this video and Scott states its attributes such as an embedded database’s:

  • Footprint
  • Interfaces
  • Extensibility
  • Administration

Conclusion – Recap | Chapter 8

Scott concludes by discussing Build vs. Buy.

View our Raima Database Manager video for a strength and weakness analysis for the requirements listed. We welcome your comments and questions about this presentation.