Introduction to Database management system (DBMS)

Database management system is a collection of interrelated data and a set of programs to access those data. The collection of data, usually referred to as the

database, contains information relevant to an enterprises.

The primary goal of a DBMS is to provide a way to store and retrieve database information that is both convenient and efficient.

Uses of Database Management System

Databases touch all aspects of our lives.

* Banking:. All Transactions

* Airlines:   Reservations, schedules

* University: Registration, grades

* Sales: Customers, products, purchases

* Manufacturing: Production, inventory, orders, supply chain

* Human resources: Employee records, salaries, tax deductions.

Examples of Data base management software

  1. Microsoft Access: Access is a personal database system from Microsoft. It is very visually oriented software product, making it easy for non- programmers the develop useful database
  2. Visual FoxPro: FoxPro is a relational database system, also produced by Microsoft that is tightly coupled to it’s programming language. FoxPro is less friendly as an end-user database, requiring more technical expertise than Access.
  3. MYSQL Database: This is a server-based database that enables multiple users to access multiple platforms, including most varieties of UNIX and Windows.
  4. Oracle. The Oracle database is another enterprise-level scalable database. The SQL -based database supports distributed corporate database, enabling the user to access data locally or from remote database in a transparent transaction.



  1. Day Independence
  2. Efficient data access

3.Data integrity And security

  1. Data administration
  2. Concurrent access and crash recovery
  3. Reduced application development time



  1. Danger of overkill
  2. Complexity
  3. Qualified Personal
  4. Costs
  5. Lower efficiency

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