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Database Management System (DBMS)

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September 17, 2016
Published By : Pratik Kataria
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Introduction

Database is a collection of data. It contains information about one particular enterprise. DBMS is a set of prewritten programs that are used to store, update and retrieve a database. It accepts requests for data from the application program and instructs the operating system to transfer the appropriate data.

Some Application Areas

  • Banking and financial services
  • Culture and scientific information
  • Transport
  • Tourism
  • Library systems

One can derive importance of DBMS from above points.

Advantages of DBMS

  • Redundancy can be reduced
  • Inconsistency can be avoided
  • The data can be shared
  • Standards are enforced
  • Security can be enforced
  • Integrity can be maintained

Disadvantages of DBMS

  • Confidentiality, Privacy and Security
  • Enterprise Vulnerability
  • The cost of using DBMS
  • Few graphical functionalities
  • Requires expertise

 

Pratik Kataria is a budding programmer, web designer and developer.