Overview of Data, Database, DBMS, and RDBMS
In this article, we will understand the Overview of Data, Database, DBMS, and RDBMS.
What is Data?
Data is a piece of information or facts or statistics in unorganized form related to any object/subject for reference or analysis. Such as names, numbers, words, measurements, observations etc.
What is a Database?
A database is a collection of data that is organized in a way to be easily accessed, managed and manipulated. Databases support storage and manipulation of data to make data management easy.
What is DBMS?
Database Management System (DBMS) is a “software system that enables users to define, create, maintain and control access to the database”.
What is RDBMS?
Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) is a database management system (DBMS) based on the relational model.
Note: Key Difference between DBMS and RDBMS is that RDBMS applications store data in a tabular form, while DBMS applications store data as files.
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