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More On Relational Databases

  • Relational database alone is not sufficient
  • Data Base Management System is required to provide (for data):
- Storage
- Connectivity
- Security
- Analysis
- Manipulation
- Data Management
- Maintaining Meta-data
- Managing Transactions
- Optimizing Performance
- Backup & Recovery
- Protect data from corruption & inconsistencies
- Client-server tools for admin & data related tasks
DBMS Vs RDBMS: RDBMS not only provides storage but also supports relationships