Introduction (Cont.)

Database Systems - CS2300 - 23 January 2018

Why Databases:

  • Redundancy can be reduced
  • Inconsistency can be avoided
  • Data can be shared
  • Standards can be enforced
  • Security can be applied
  • Integrity can be maintained
  • Conflicting requirements can be balanced

A Database Management System is a collection of system routines designed to maintain and utilize databases.

Rehashing vocabulary for the rest of the lecture. sigh