Week 1 dbm — read carefully before bidding

  

Database Recommendation

Instructions:

The first and most important database-related decisions are whether to

use a database at all and, if so, which database management system to

use and why. Today there are dozens of database management

systems available; however, some are better suited to specific business

environments and applications than others.

For this assignment, you will analyze a business scenario, compare the

pros and cons of different database models and products, and

recommend a specific product to meet the needs of the business

scenario. You will provide the rationale for your recommendation in

terms of the suitability and business benefit.

Download and read the Brewster Business Scenario document.

Write a 2-page high-level, non-technical recommendation to present to

the Brewster CEO.

In your recommendation:

• Analyze the company’s current system.

• Describe the problems and challenges associated with the current

system.

• Explain the business benefit of moving from the current system to a

single, shared database.

• Compare and contrast at least four different database models,

including the relational database model, in the context of the company’s

business environment.

• Suggest a specific RDBMS solution you believe would be most

Appropriate for the company.

• List the benefits the company could expect to gain from

implementing the recommended RDBMS.

Cite at least two references.

Format citations using APA format.

Submit your assignment.

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