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The Database Site

   The Database Site - resource for data and DBMS related information

Major DBMS Vendors

   Amazon AWS (Aurora, RDS, SimpleDB, DynamoDB, RedShift)

   IBM: Database Page (DB2, Informix, Cloudant, IMS, Netezza, PureData, dashDB)

   Microsoft Corporation (SQL Server, Azure, Access)

   Oracle Corporation (Database 12c, Exadata, MySQL, NoSQL Database, Berkeley DB, TimesTen)

   SAP AG (Sybase ASE, IQ, HANA, MaxDB, SQL Anywhere)

Open Source DBMS

   Apache Derby






   Percona Server for MySQL

   Perst (embedded database From McObject)






   Amazon DynamoDB

   Amazon SimpleDB





   MarkLogic Server







   Listing of Other NoSQL DBMS Products

Additional Significant DBMS Vendors    

   Actian (Ingres, PSQL, Versant)

   Alpha Software


   ANTs Compatibility Server

   Amazon Redshift

   CA Mainframe DBMS

   Datacom (CA Technologies)


   Empress (embedded database)

   EnterpriseDB (based on open source PostgreSQL)

   eXtremedb (embedded database)


   Fourth Dimension

   HP NonStop SQL

   IDMS - from CA Technologies

   InterBase - from Embarcadero

   InterSystems - Cache' (MUMPS)



   Model 204 - hierarchic DBMS from Rocket Software

   NuoDB - durable distributed cache with ACID


   Pervasive PSQL



   Software AG (Adabas)

   solidDB (UNICOM)

   SQLBase (Gupta)




   U2 - extended relational database system from Rocket Software

   VoltDB - in-memory NewSQL DBMS

   XML Database Products

Third Party Database Tool Vendors

   Allround Automations - Oracle development, data access, and reporting solutions

   Allen Systems Group - metadata repository, data mining, database performance and monitoring solutions

   Application Security - database auditing (acquired by Trustwave)

   Aquafold (Aqua Data Studio) - heterogeneous DBA and development tool

   Arbutus Software - data movement and integration

   ASP-db - web database application development

   Attunity - availability solutions

   BeyondTrust - database security and auditing (acquired Lumigent)

   BMC Software - performance, DBA, and recovery solutions for DB2 for z/OS, IMS, and Oracle

   Bradmark Technologies - heterogeneous performance, monitoring, reorganization, and space management tools

   Brothersoft - DBA Central for MySQL

   Bunker Hill Corporation - Microsoft Access tools

   CA Technologies (formerly Computer Associates) - DB2 for z/OS and IMS DBA, recovery, and performance

   Cardett - DB2 for z/OS database query

   CAST Software - application intelligence

   Centerfield Technology - AS/400 and IBM i Series data management solutions

   Cimaware - repairs damaged Microsoft Access databases

   Click4DB - GUI-based DB2 DBA tool

   Cogito - DB2 for z/OS SQL tuning (acquired by Syncsort )

   Compuware Corporation - DB2 for z/OS test data management, testing, and application performance solutions

   Confio - database performance solutions (acquired by Solar Winds in 2013)

   CorreLog - Database auditing/SIEM

   CoSORT / IRI - sorting, reporting, or data integration

   DBI Software - DB2 for LUW performance and monitoring

   Database Excelleration Systems - database performance accelerator

   DataBee - data extraction and testing

   Data Junction (acquired by Pervasive Software)

   DataKinetics - data access optimization; Java to DB2 optimization; DB2 SQL management

   Datanamic - heterogeneous DBA and database design

   Datical - database DevOps / change management

   dbMaestro - collaborative database change management

   DBE Software - database examiner

   Dell Software - DBA and database performance solutions; TOAD (spun off as Quest Software)

   D2K Incorporated - data extraction and transformation

   Embarcadero (acquired by Idera)

   EMC Corporation - storage management and archiving solutions

   Enterprise Systems Associates (ESAi) - DB2 DBA, cloning and capacity planning tools

   ERwin - data modeling

   ESI Software - data connectivity

   Expand Beyond (PocketDBA) - wireless DBA - appears to be a dormant company now

   Experian Data Quality - provides Data Quality Software and Services

   FabFORCE (DBDesigner) - database design

   Funduc Software - shareware

   Grandite (Silverrun) - database design

   GridTools - test data generation (DataMaker)

   HelpIT - data cleansing (verification, matching and enrichment) software

   HeidiSQL - open source DBA tool

   HiT Software - data integration, replication, and connectivity solutions

   HLS Technologies - DB2 for z/OS Bind management tools

   IBM Corporation - tools for managing DB2

   Idera - heterpgeneous DBA, performance, recovery, security, and development tools; database design

   Impact Systems (TOYS) - compare and synchronize Oracle schemata

   Imperva - database security and auditing

   Informatica - data archiving, data replication, data integration, data governance and data quality solutions

   Information Builders (IBI) - BI, analytics, integration, and data integrity solutions

   Infotel Corporation - DB2 for z/OS utilities and performance solutions (acquired InSoft)

   Innovative Systems, Inc. - data governance, MDM, and data quality solutions

   InnovizeIT - DB2 performance analysis and optimization

   Log-On Software - QuickSelect for DB2 (SQL query results caching)

   McAfee - database security

   Navicat - heterogeneous DBA and database design tool

   Nob Hill Software - database compare and SQL version control

   Oracle Corporation - DBA and development tools for Oracle databases

   OuterBay (acquired by HP) - database archiving

   Popkin (acquired by Telelogic, which was acquired by IBM) - database design

   Progress - DataDirect data connectivity

   Protegrity - data security and protection

   Quest Software - DBA and database performance solutions; TOAD (spun off from Dell Software)

   Quotium - database application monitoring, testing, and management

   PDBA - DB2 for z/OS performance management

   RazorSQL - heterogeneous database query, edit, browse, and management

   Red Gate Software - DBA and development solutions for Oracle and SQL Server

   Relational Architects - DB2 for z/OS solutions

   Resolution Software (xCase) - database design

   Responsive Systems - DB2 for z/OS performance solutions

   Rocket Software - development, storage, BI, compliance and data management solutions

   SAS Institute - business analytics and data quality

   Select Business Solutions - BI and data management (UltraQuest Reporter)

   Sentences (previously Lazysoft) - data discovery

   Serena Software - change management (acquired by MicroFocus)

   Softbase Systems - DB2 for z/OS DBA solutions

   SoftTree Technologies - heterogeneous DBA, development and auditing tools

   Software Engineering GmbH - DB2 for z/OS solutions (SEGUS in the US)

   Solar Winds - database performance solutions (acquired Confio in 2013)

   Spectral Core - database conversion software

   SQData - data replication solutions

   SQLaccessories - database schema comparison and synchronization

   SQLinForm - free SQL formatting tool

   SQL Maestro - heterogeneous DBA, development and management tools

   SQL Sentry - SQL Server performance and monitoring

   SQL Solutions (previously Lakeside SQL) - SQL Server Tools and Resources for DBAs and Developers

   SQL Tools - Oracle front-end

   Sybase (SAP) PowerDesigner - data modeling

   Symantec - security; database activity monitoring

   Syncsort - sort utilities, database performance, mainframe/Big Data

   Syspedia - metadata repository

   Teleran Technologies - BI/data warehouse visibility and control

   Transaction Software - Transbase

   Treehouse Software - mainframe data migration, replication, and integration solutions

   Trillium Software - data quality solutions

   Trustwave - database and data security solutions

   UBS-Hainer - DB2 for z/OS products

   White Sands Technology, Inc. - ProActive DBA

   zSystems Database Solutions - SQL Quality, DB2 Migration, Maintenance, Space Management, & Recovery

DBMS and Data-Related Magazines

   Advisor Publications

   The Data Administration Newsletter (TDAN)

   Database Trends and Applications


   DB2 Portal

   Enterprise Systems Journal

   Enterprise Tech Journal

   IBM Systems Journal

   IDUG Solutions Journal

   Information Management (formerly DM Review)

   Information Week

   Mainframe Zone

   Oracle Magazine

   Search Business Analytics

   Search Data Management

   Search Oracle

   Search SAP

   Search SQL Server

   SSWUG (SQL Server Worldwide User Group)

   Wall Street Journal: Personal Technology

Remote DBA Services and Outsourcers   

   Blue Gecko



   DBA Direct (Acquired by Data Intensity)

   DBA Remote Services

   DBA Services

   EDB: EnterpriseDB

   Forrards Group

   Main Street DBAs


   ObjectRocket (for MongoDB)

   Pythian Group

   Remote DBA

   Remote DBA Experts

   SATS RDBA Managed Services

   Virtual DBA

Database and IT Research and Information

   Agile Modeling Home Page

   Business Intelligence Network (aka Beye Network)

   CEO Express - Research

   Cheryl Watson's z/OS Tuning List

   Database Debunkings (Fabian Pascal)

   Data Management & Warehousing Knowledge Base

   Data Warehousing Information Center

   DBA Jobs and Recruiting

   DB-Engines - Relational and NoSQL Knowledge Base

   DB2 for z/OS Exchange Forum

   DB2 Portal

   Distributed and Parallel Databases

   Expert Answer Center

   Guide to Business Intelligence

   Mullins Consulting, Inc. -- this is the site you're on!

   NoSQL DBMS Products - IT definitions

   XML Database Products

Organizations of Interest

   ACM Transactions on Database Systems (TODS)

   Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

   Big Data University

   Canadian Information Processing Society (CIPS)

   Cassandra Summit

   Computer Measurement Group (CMG)

   DAMA International

   Data Summit


   The Data Governance Institute

   EDI Basics

   IEEE Computer Society

   Information Systems Audit + Control Association

   The International Association of Data Quality

   International DB2 Users Group (IDUG)

   International Informix Users Group (IIUG)

   International Oracle Users Group (IOUG)

   Object Database Management Group

   Object Management Group (OMG)

   The OLAP Council

   The Open Group

   Professional Association for SQL Server (PASS)


   Software Publishers Association

   Software Research

   SQL Server Worldwide User's Group

   SQL Standards Information

   Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA)

   Strata + Hadoop World

   The Data Warehouse Institute (TDWI)

   Transaction Processing Performance Council (TPC)

   US-CERT - list of high-impact security incidents

DBMS Popularity Ranking (monthly)

    DB-Engines Ranking

Other Interesting Sites

   DB2 SQL Cookbook

   IBM Information Management Best Practices

   Oracle FAQ

   SQL Quiz

   SQL Tutorial

   SQL Reference

Shareware and Freeware

   dbCopy - data viewer / editor

   DB Manual - documentation tool

   Idera Free Tools - for Microsoft SQL Server admin

   Iron Speed Designer - .NET database apps

   niceSQL - formats SQL

   SQL Server Comparison Tool

   SwisSQL SQLOne Console

Big Data Resources

   Big Data Portal

   Big Data Vendors

   The Big Data & Analytics Hub (by IBM)

Big Data - Sources for Data Sets

   Amazon Web Services public data sets

   Canada Open Data project

   CIA World Fact Book - source for many interesting data sets

   European Union Open Data Portal

   Google Finance - 40 years of stock market data

   Google Search Statistics

   Million Song Data Set

   New York Times searchable archives

   Privacy Rights Clearinghouse - data breach information

   UCI Machine Learning Repository

   UK Government Data

   US Census Bureau

   US Healthcare Data

   US National Climate Data Center

Standards Bodies and Organizations

   American National Standards Institute (ANSI)

   International Standards Organization (ISO)

   National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

   Software Engineering Institute (SEI)

Industry Analyst Groups

   451 Research

   Aberdeen Group

   Arcata Limited

   The Atre Group

   Bloor Research

   The Burton Group (acquired by Gartner, Inc.)

   The Butler Group (acquired by Ovum)

   The Chasm Group

   Computer Economics

   Constellation Research

   DataPro (acquired by Gartner, Inc.)

   Dataquest (acquired by Gartner, Inc.)

   Enterprise Management Associates

   Enterprise Strategy Group

   Faulkner Information Services

   Forrester Research, Inc.

   Gartner, Inc.

   Giga Information Group (acquired by Forrester)


   Hurwitz & Associates

   International Data Corporation (IDC)

   Marketing 1 to 1

   META Group (acquired by Gartner, Inc.)

   Millward Brown


   Patricia Seybold Group

   Ponemon Institute

   Ptak Associates

   Red Monk

   Robert Frances Group

   The Standish Group

   Strategic Focus

   Unisphere Research

   Ventana Research

   Watson & Walker

   Yankee Group (acquired by 451 Research)