Database management system
Mata-Toledo, Ramon A. Department of Computer Science, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, Virginia.
Last reviewed:May 2018
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- Database components
- Procedural components
- Size of a database
- Characteristics of the data in a database
- Data models
- Three-level architecture
- Data languages
- Database classification
- Client-server architecture
- Relational model
- Other technologies
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
A software system for managing and controlling access to a database. In a database management system (DBMS), the mechanisms for defining its structures for storing and retrieving data efficiently are known as data management.
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