Short Notes on Entity, Attributes, Key

Entity An entity is ‘thing’ or ‘object’ in the real world that is distinguishable from all other objects. Object may be person, place, event etc. Types of Entity Strong Entity: Entities having its own attribute as primary keys are called strong entity. For example, STUDENT has STUDENT_ID as primary key. Hence it is a strong […]

DBMS Architecture and its Advantages

Data Base Management System Architecture (DBMS) DBMS is program or group of programs that work in conjunction with the operating system to create, process, store, retrieve, control and manage the data.The architecture is a framework for describing database concepts and specifying the structure of database system. DBMS architecture is the way in which the data […]

Data Models/Database Models and their Types

Data Models Underlying structure of the database is called as data model. It is a collection of conceptual tools for describing data, data relationships, data semantics and consistency constraints. Data models define how data is connected to each other and how they are processed and stored inside the system. Types of data models are: Entity relationship model […]

Overview of Database Management System (DBMS)- Meaning, Characteristics and Components

Overview of Database Management System (DBMS) Topics covered under Overview of Database Management System: Meaning Characteristics and Components A Database is a collection of related data organized in a way that data can be easily accessed, managed and updated. Any piece of information can be a data, for example name of your school. Database is actually a […]

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