Gartner Research

It Is Time to Replace Aging Prerelational Database Management Systems

Published: 19 June 2018

ID: G00364199

Analyst(s): Donald Feinberg


Prerelational database management system technology is aging and the number of applications using this technology is decreasing. Data and analytics leaders must be concerned with the increasing total cost of ownership, diminishing resources and lack of flexibility for new applications.

Table Of Contents
  • Key Challenges



  • Build Plans to Replace Prerelational Technology Based on Factors Pertaining to Your Environment in Support of the Urgency of This Transformation
  • Develop and Implement a Migration Plan Based on Your Platform Options, Realistic Cost Estimates and Augmenting Departing Staff With Outsourcing

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