DBMS Tutorial Library

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DBMS Tutorial

This DBMS tutorial is designed to describe Advanced Database Management System concepts.

    DBMS Introduction

    A database management system (DBMS) refers to the technology for creating and managing databases. basically, DBMS is a software tool to organize (create, retrieve, update and manage) data in a database.

    • Why Use DBMS?
    • Where is Database Management System (DBMS) being Used?

    Introduction to Database

    A database is one of the important components for many applications and is used for storing a series of data in a single set.

      Database Environment

      A database must be an abstract and general description of the information requirements of the organization that is to be represented in the database. And hence you will require an environment to store data and make it work like a database.

        Database Architecture

        A DBMS architecture is depending on its design. The Three-Tier Architecture: presentation layer, application logic layer and database layer.

          Relation Data Model

          The relational model is the theoretical basis of relational databases which is a technique or way of structuring data using relations, which are grid-like mathematical structures consisting of columns and rows.

            DBMS Data Schemas

            In this chapter you will learn about the basic concepts of data schemas and how data are independent of one another within a database.

              DBMS Data Independence

              An important objective of the three-tier architecture is to provide data independence, which means that the upper levels are unaffected by changes in the lower levels. There are two kinds of data independence: logical and physical.

                Entity Relationship(ER) Model

                ER-Diagram is a pictorial representation of data that describes how data is communicated and related to each other. Any object, such as entities, attributes of an entity, sets of relationship and other attributes of relationship can be characterized with the help of the ER diagram.

                  Generalization Aggregation

                  The concept of generalization (specialization) is associated with special types of entities known as superclasses and subclasses, and the process of attribute inheritance.

                    Planning, Design and Administration

                    The software has now exceeded hardware as the key to the success of many computer-based systems. Unfortunately, the track record of software development is not particularly remarkable. The last few decades have seen the rise in software applications ranging from […]

                      Fact Finding

                      The formal process of using techniques such as interviews and questionnaires to collect facts about systems, requirements, and preferences is termed as fact-finding.

                        Codd's 12 Rules for DBMS

                        In this chapter, you will learn about Dr. Codd's OLAP rules created by his own, which, according to him, a database must obey to be regarded as a real relational database.

                          DBMS Relational Algebra

                          The relational algebra is a theoretical procedural query language which takes instance of relations and does operations that work on one or more relations to describe another relation without altering the original relation(s).

                            DBMS Relational Calculus

                            In this chapter, you will learn about the relational calculus and its concept about the database management system. A certain arrangement is explicitly stated in relational algebra expression, and a plan for assessing the query is implied. In the relational […]

                              DBMS Database Languages

                              In the previous chapters, you have learned about the various forms of relational algebra and relational calculus and their uses with the database management system. In this chapter, you will get to know about the various forms of languages that […]

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