Secure Mobile Database Applications: A Case Study
Source: Demokritos University of Thrace
Mobile devices are gradually becoming commonplace. The computational and networking power of mobile devices is constantly increasing and new technologies are integrated into them to support new functionalities and services. On the other hand, the field of databases and more generally data management is also expanded with new services and applications. Several modern database management systems support small-footprint databases that can be executed on mobile devices and admit disconnected computing and synchronization with a central database. Authors call an application that comprises a server with a central database and a number of autonomous mobile clients with replicated parts of the database a mobile database application.