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CIS week 1 notes - We then looked at advantages of database...

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We have now reached the end of this lesson. Let’s take a look at what we’ve covered. We first looked at database terminology. For example, an entity is a person, place, object, event, or idea for which you want to store and process data. An attribute is a characteristic or property of an entity. And a relationship is an association between entities. We next defined database management systems. A database management system, or DBMS, is a program through which users interact with a database.
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Unformatted text preview: We then looked at advantages of database processing. For example, some advantages of database processing are: Getting more information from the same amount of data; Sharing data; and Balancing conflicting requirements. Finally, we covered disadvantages of database processing. Some disadvantages of database processing are: Larger file size; Increased complexity; and Greater impact of failure....
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This note was uploaded on 07/31/2011 for the course CIS 111 taught by Professor Pourciau during the Summer '09 term at Strayer.

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