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Database Management System (1) - Software designed to manipulate the information in a database. It can create, sort, display selected information, search for specific information, and perform many other tasks of a database. This kind of software allows speed of access and the ability to automatically produce reports. Acronym: DBMS Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
Related Terms: Database Management System (1) - data | data base | data base management system | database | data model | management |
Relational Database Management System -
A database management system in which the database is organized and accessed according to the relationships between data items. In a relational database, relationships between data items are expressed by means of tables. Interdependencies among these tables are expressed by data values rather than by pointers. This allows a high
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency Included with permission from: Gartner Group "Information Technology Glossary" Executive Reference 1993
Structured Query Language -
SQL is a relational data language that provides a consistent, English keyword-oriented set of facilities for query, data definition, data manipulation and data control. It is a programming interface to a relational database management system (RDBMS). [ISO 9075, ANSI X3.135-1992, FIPS 127-2, MIL-STD-1388, TBITS 2]Technology Glossary" Executive Reference 1993.
Reference: ECRC University of Scranton / Defense Logistics Agency
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