Topics discussed in the paper should address the following questions:
What is a relational database?
What is the role of the relational database in an organization today?
What are the main functions of the Relational Database Management System (RDBMS)? List at least five functions.
What other types of databases exist today on the market?
What is the fundamental difference between NoSQL and a relational database?
What is the role of a relational database in the Big Data ecosystem?
In your opinion, what is the future for relational databases? Explain your reasoning.
Additional paper requirements:
The paper will follow commonly used guidelines for a research paper (for example, https://writing.wisc.edu/handbook/assignments/planresearchpaper/).
The content of the paper will be equivalent to a minimum of two (1000 words) and a maximum of four pages.
Divide your paper into sections and use an appropriate heading for each section.
The content of the paper must demonstrate an understanding of the topic via citations of the reference sources.
References used to develop your understanding of the topic should be appropriately cited within these content pages using APA in-text citation formats. Use as few quotes as possible.
Your paper should include at most 10 percent quoted material.
Each page must have a header. The header should contain the page number and your name.
The reference page in APA style/format should be a separate page in your research paper.
The reference page must include at least five references relevant to the discussed topics (minimum).
At least three different reference types required – web sites, papers, books, journals, magazines, newspapers, interviews, etc. For electronic references, you must include the URL as an active link to the source/database and the date you visited the page. To find appropriate resources for your paper, please review Research Basics tutorials. In addition, go over the following tutorial or check the Online Writing Lab (OWL) at Purdue for APA style information required for this assignment.