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©Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan1.1Database System Concepts -
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Chapter 1: IntroductionChapter 1: Introduction
 
©Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan1.2 Database System Concepts -
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Database Management System (DBMS)Database Management System (DBMS)
DBMS contains information about a particular enterprise
Collection of interrelated data
Set of programs to access the data
 An environment that is both convenientand efficientto use
Database Applications:
Banking: transactions
 Airlines: reservations, schedules
Universities: registration, grades
Sales: customers, products, purchases
Online retailers: order tracking, customized recommendations
Manufacturing: production, inventory, orders, supply chain
Human resources: employee records, salaries, tax deductions
Databases touch all aspects of our lives
 
©Silberschatz, Korth and Sudarshan1.3Database System Concepts -
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University Database ExampleUniversity Database Example
 Application program examples
 Add new students, instructors, and courses
Register students for courses, and generate class rosters
 Assign grades to students, compute grade point averages (GPA) and generatetranscripts
In the early days, database applications were built directly on top of file systems

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