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Database - Chapter 1

28 Questions  I  By Bawbawbiscuit
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1. Basic concepts and definitions
2. File Processing System versus Database System
3. Evolution of Database System

  
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1.  A database management system used in the apollo landing project
2.  A distinct object that is to be represented in the database
3.  A group that defines standard specifications for an environment that would allow database creation and data manipulation
4.  A language that define the data characteristics and the data structure, and to manipulate the data.
5.  A language that enables the DBA to define the schema
6.  A logical organization of the entire database as seen by the DBA – this includes a definition of the database name, the type of each record, and the components of each record type
7.  A period in which object-oriented databases were introduced to cope with massive amounts of data, multimedia such as pictures, flash, videos, games
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8.  A property that describes some aspect of the object that we wish to record
9.  A structure used in a database management system that conforms to an upside-down tree
10.  An association between several entities
11.  An early pioneer of database systems which led to the development of a new type of database system known as network DBMS
12.  An organized collection of logically related data
13.  Corresponds to a row in a table
14.  Data by itself is useless unless it is some how aggregated, organized and prepared in a form convenient for decision making or other organization activities, now check the essential parts needed for an organized databse
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15.  Data processed in such a way that it can increase the knowledge of the person who uses it
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16.  Data that describe the properties or characteristics of other data.
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17.  Explain Data Abstraction
18.  Facts that could be recorded and stored on storage media
19.  In the 1960's file processing were dominant
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20.  It is an abstract, self-contained, logical definition of the objects, operators, which users interact with
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21.  Kinds of data independence
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22.  One who creates the actual database and to implement the technical controls needed to enforce the various policy decisions
23.  One who understands that data and the needs of the enterprise with respect to that data, at a senior management level
24.  State the 8 reasons why the database approach is more advantageous than the file based approach
25.  State the reasons why file based system are disadvantageous, state a minimum of 5
26.  The immunity of applications to change in physical representation and access technique
27.  The part of the database as seen by the user or application program
28.  The standard language for relational DBMS in the 1970's
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