Tony Salerno

Senior Director

Tony Salerno is the Senior Director for Data Management and Managed Services at XTIVIA. He is responsible for management, development, and sales support of Virtual-DBA and database consulting/staffing services. Tony has a Bachelor of Science/Computer Science Degree from Rutgers University and 26+ years of IT experience. Prior to XTIVIA, he served as the Principal Consultant for Informix Software, Inc. and was a Member of Technical Staff I at Lucent Technologies.

Database 101, Part 9: Expert Database Services from XTIVIA

Showcasing popular databases in the Database 101 series was meant to provide an introduction to database information and also XTIVIA’s exceptional database services. With the introductions out of the way, we’d like to share a little bit about our company... read more

Database 101, Part 8: Popular Databases – MongoDB

MongoDB is a document-oriented NoSQL database that uses the Binary Serialization Object Notation (BSON) file format — similar to JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) — for versatile structuring and easy database storage. MongoDB has been popularly used by companies... read more

Database 101, Part 7: Popular Databases – PostgreSQL

Commonly referred to as “Postgres,” PostgreSQL is a free open source object-relational database management system (ORDBMS) with an interface for creating fail-safe environments and committed to preserving data integrity. Since its initial release in 1996,... read more

Database 101, Part 6: Popular Databases – IBM Db2

IBM’s Db2 (previously DB2 up until 2017) is a popular Relational Database Management System used by businesses of all sizes in the computer software and IT service industries. Originally developed for the relational model, IBM has extended Db2’s support to... read more

Database 101, Part 5: Popular Databases – Informix

Informix is an RDBMS, coincidentally started its life from a company by the name of Relational Database Systems or RDS. The database product was acquired by IBM in 2001 and is now fondly referred to as IBM Informix. Informix is ideal for situations where minimal... read more

Database 101, Part 4: Popular Databases – MySQL

For more than two decades, MySQL has been a staple of the open-source database community. As a brainchild of the database greats, David Axmark, and Michael Widenius, MySQL has been a prominent database choice for millions of users since the mid-90s. MySQL is a free... read more