Database Concepts

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Chapter 2 - The Relational Model - Review Questions - Page 107: 2.13


Candidate keys are keys that uniquely identify each row in a relation. Candidate keys can be single-column keys, or they can be composite keys. The primary key is the candidate key that is chosen as the key that the DBMS will use to uniquely identify each row in a relation.

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