Chapter 07 - Chapter07: DatabaseSystems Objectives

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Chapter 07: Database Systems
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition 2 Objectives Understand basic data management  concepts Describe database models and  characteristics Discuss the different types of database  management systems and their design and  use by individuals and organizations
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition 3 Objectives Describe how organizations use database systems  to perform routine processing, provide information  and decision support, and how they use data  warehouses, marts, and mining Discuss additional database systems, including  distributed systems and Web-based systems Describe the role of the database administrator  (DBA) and database policies and security practices
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Chapter Content Basic Data Management Concepts Organizing Data in a Database Database Management Systems 4
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Chapter Content Using Database Systems in Organizations Database Trends Managing Databases 5
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Basic Data Management  Concepts Database A collection of data organized to meet users’  needs  Database management system (DBMS) Software used to access database Database system Comprised of database, DBMS, and application  programs 6
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Basic Data Management  Concepts Some functions of a DBMS Store important data such as phone numbers,  addresses, text, images, audio signals Perform routine tasks such as preparing income  tax forms or produce paychecks for employees Make better decisions by using information  gathered from databases and creating reports Protect data from attacks and unauthorized  access 7
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Basic Data Management  Concepts 8
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Data Management for Individuals and Organizations Individuals use databases to Develop monthly budgets Store phone numbers and addresses Keep track of important dates Keep track of valuables for possible insurance  claim Get information about organizations such as   hospitals 9
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Data Management for Individuals and Organizations Without data and the ability to process it,  organizations would not be able to complete  most activities successfully Generate reports to help achieve goals Pay employees Bills Inventory Scientific research 10
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Succeeding with Technology, Third Edition Hierarchy of Data Field Name, number, or combination of characters that  describes some aspect of an object Record Collection of related fields File or table
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This note was uploaded on 08/16/2011 for the course ANT 2000 taught by Professor Long during the Spring '08 term at University of Central Florida.

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Chapter 07 - Chapter07: DatabaseSystems Objectives

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