It is the interface among low-level data, queries and application programs. Databases typically need a large amount of storage space. It is kept on disks, as the main memory of computers has not store this information. Data is moved among disk storage and main memory as needed. Hence the movement of data to and from disk is slow relative to the speed of the control processing unit of computers; it is essential that database system structure data so as to decrease the need to move data between main memory and disk.
A database manager is a program module liable for interfacing with the database file system to the user questions. In addition, the tasks of enforcing constraints to keep the consistency and integrity of the data as well as its security are also done by database manager. Synchronising the concurrent operations performed by concurrent users is under the control of the data manager. It also done backup and recovery operations. Let us summarise now the vital responsibilities of Database manager.