Once upon a time, the mark of a savvy company was having a Web site. Sites had lots of pages and if something needed to be changed, you’d call someone who would promise to look into it right away.
Then, a couple years ago, your competitors started bragging that their Web sites were dynamic and used databases. This didn’t bother or affect you until your favorite IT guy moved to the Caribbean and was replaced by an automated answering system.
Now that you have a budget and a lot of changes to make, you want to know how a database-driven Web site can help keep costs down and save time:
- What is a database?
- How do I use database software?
- Who makes this database software?
- What is a database-driven Web site?
- How can my Web site read from my database?