Discussion Week 8
Week 8 Discussion 1Centralized versus Decentralized Database Management SystemsIdentify a business that has between 5 and 25 locations. Please respond to the following in not more than 250 words:· Evaluate whether this business should adopt a centralized or distributed DBMS.· If you selected a centralized system, explain how you would manage performance and failure issues.· If you selected a distributed system, explain how you would achieve transaction transparency.Week 8 Discussion 2Business Intelligence ToolsPlease respond to the following in not more than 200 words:· Identify a commercially available or open-source business intelligence tool and the type of business performance information it provides. Do not repeat an example that has been posted by another student.· Explain how this tool addresses the challenges of Big Data.· Estimate whether the likely value of the tool outweighs its costs to an organization of your choice.
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