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March 23, 2008 Databases: Intro. to DBs 1 Introduction to Databases
 

Summary: March 23, 2008 Databases: Intro. to DBs 1
Introduction to Databases
March 23, 2008 Databases: Intro. to DBs 2
Objectives
Data +
Managing Data +
Database +
Database Management System +
Characteristics of database approach +
Database Management System (DBMS) +
Advantages of Using DBMS +
Workers Involved in DBMSs +
When Not to Use A DBMS +
March 23, 2008 Databases: Intro. to DBs 3
- Data
Data: is known recorded facts which has specific meanings or
interpretation.
Example: the numbers 10.5, 22, and 119 are data
Information: is a precise specific representation of data.
Example: The temperature of room 119 in building 22 is 10.5, is information

  

Source: Adam, Salah - Department of Information and Computer Science, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

 

Collections: Computer Technologies and Information Sciences