Database Concepts

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0133544621
ISBN 13: 978-0-13354-462-6

Chapter 1 - Getting Started - Review Questions - Page 55: 1.1


Why is the study of database technology important? Databases are used to keep track of data and are used everywhere. Web-based applications and e-commerce rely on databases. They are essential for organization-wide operational and decision support applications. Furthermore, databases also are used by thousands of workgroups and millions of individuals. So much data is stored in databases that it is vital that we study their structure, use, and capabilities.

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