Working with Data Repositories
Many of the systems that are being used in networks today rely heavily on stored data. The data is usually kept in servers that provide directory services and database services. These systems are referred to as data repositories. The following sections discuss some of the more common data repositories in use. Most data repositories are enabled by some form of database technology.
Directory services are tools that help organize and manage complex networks. They allow data files, applications, and other information to be quickly and easily relocated within a network. This greatly simplifies administrative tasks, and it allows programmers and developers to better utilize network resources. The more ...