We live in a data-driven world. Databases help to manage and make sense of all this data.
What is a database?
Databases are specialized software programs that are used to organize, store, manage and interact with all kinds of data quickly, efficiently and securely.
Databases are far more efficient at storing and manipulating all kinds of information than spreadsheets, like Excel, which some people use for similar purposes.
Databases can also refer to the data itself when it has been organized properly and stored in database software.
What kinds of data can I store in a database?
You can store all kinds of important business data in a database.
Employee information; customer data; the registered users of a membership-based website; product and service catalogs; accounting records and a lot more can all be stored in databases.
Do I need a database?
Does your business use data of any kind on a regular basis?
Do you sell any products or services?
Do you have a product catalog or inventory?
Do you have customers?
Do you have data that you are trying to sort, manage, organize and make sense of?
Are you planning a data-driven website?
If you answered ‘yes’ to any of the questions above, then you will need a database.
All but the simplest of websites, web applications or mobile apps require a database.
Additionally, legal or government regulations might require that you keep a proper database with records of your business activities.
What are the benefits of databases?
Well-built databases help you efficiently store, manage, access and secure your important data so that it's always available and accessible when you need it.
Databases also provide tools that make it easy for you to make sense of your data and effectively use that information to make important business decisions to positively impact the success of your business.
What kinds of databases are there?
There are all kinds of database systems. Relational databases and NoSQL databases are two popular types of database systems.
Oracle, SQL Server, MariaDB, MySQL, SQLite, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, CouchDB, Redis are some examples of database software products.
What is database design?
Database design is the art of building fast, efficient, reliable and secure databases.
When experienced database design professionals build your database system for you, your business can truly reap all the benefits that databases can provide.
What databases do you work with?
We work with all of them and can implement the best system that your project requires.
Our database team has astounding experience with all the major database products on the market.
How can I get a database?
Work with us!
When we build your website, web application or mobile app, we build all the databases you will require.
We also provide all the tools you will need to access and manage the databases on a regular basis.
If you have an existing setup - web or mobile infrastructure - and need to add database functionality to it, we can build a database solution as an extension to the system you have in place.
We can also help you migrate to a more efficient or robust system with minimum downtime or costs.Get a FREE consultation now.