What is Database Trends and Applications?

Database Trends and Applications is a magazine covering data and information management, big data, and data science. In addition, our website,, connects visitors with white papers, webinars, and other learning opportunities in the field. Our magazine and website delivers advanced trends analysis and case studies serving the IT and business stakeholders of complex data environments. Our newsletters connect subscribers with news and analysis about the following subjects: Oracle News, Linux News, MultiValue News, General Information Management News, and more. For a complete list of e-mail newsletters, click here

Database Trends and Applications is free to qualified subscribers. Our subscription form is available here.

Unisphere Media, publisher of DBTA, is a division of Information Today, Inc., and is a diversified information company that provides independent editorial content and peer-based market research to targeted IT communities through its own print and electronic media, and custom and contract publishing.

Through service to a variety of specific user communities, Unisphere's media and marketing products reach the full information management marketplace both as a whole along with the ability to target clearly-identified segments with dedicated information packages. For this reason, over 500 IT-oriented companies have chosen Unisphere as a marketing partner, and the company has grown from one print magazine to an integrated media company with 15 vehicles serving the IT universe. 

Unisphere Research, the company's market research unit, conducts proprietary and custom research projects in conjunction with the top data management and IT user groups, as well as with other leading-industry communities. Unisphere has pioneered user group-based research and has built its editorial products in conjunction with its user community-based market insight.

We have completed studies in the following areas:

  • Business Intelligence
  • Open Source Software and Linux Deployment/Trends in the Enterprise
  • Storage
  • Compliance
  • Database Tools
  • Database Usage
  • Database Security
  • High Availability
  • Software as a Service
  • Business Process Automation
  • Performance Management
  • Application Management
  • Salary Surveys
  • MultiValue Database Technology
  • Data Replication
  • SOA
  • Enterprise Virtualization
  • Cloud Computing Adoption
  • Data Growth/Big Data and Managing Data Growth
  • Governance, Risk and Compliance
  • Unstructured Data
  • NoSQL Databases

Working with our user group partners, selected survey results are published in Unisphere Media publications and IT publications around the world, and distributed to the appropriate user group members. Unisphere management and analysts are available for private consultation on these topics by interested parties. For more information, contact us.