KM_Pres_PA_Ch1_update

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Chapter 1 Project Q & A Introduction to Database
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What is this thing called a Database Book's definition A database is a structure that can house information about multiple types of entities, the attributes of these entities, and the relationships among the entities Rob and Coronel’s definition A computer structure that houses a collection of related data. A database contains two types of data: end-user data (raw facts) and metadata. The metadata consists of data about data, that is the data characteristics and relationships
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What is Database (cont. .) Hansen and Hansen’s definition A database is a collection of interrelated, shared, and controlled data. Sharing and controlling of information are facilitated through data integration Awad and Gotterer’s definition A database is a store of integrated data capable of being directly addressed for multiple uses; it is organized so that various files can be accessed through a single reference based on the relationship among records in the file rather than the physical location
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course BA 105W taught by Professor Mohle during the Spring '08 term at CSU Fresno.

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