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WHAT IS DBMS ?- To be able to carry out operations like insertion, deletion and retrieval, the databaseneeds to be managed by a substantial piece of software; this software is usually called aDatabase Management System(DBMS).- A DBMS is usually a very large software package that enables many different tasksincluding the provision of facilities to enable the user to access and modify information inthe database.- Data Description Languages (DDL) and Data Manipulation Languages (DML) areneeded for manipulating and retrieving data stored in the DBMS. These languages arecalled respectively.An architecture for database systems, called the three-schema architecture was proposedto help achieve and visualize the important characteristics of the database approach.
What is a
A collection of related pieces of data:Representing/capturing the information about a real-world
enterprise or part of an enterprise.Collected and maintained to serve specific data management
needs of the enterprise.Activities of the enterprise are supported by the
andcontinually update the
:Data about students, faculty, courses, research-laboratories, course registration/enrollment etc.Reflects the state of affairs of the academic aspects of theuniversity.
: To keep an accurate track of the academicactivities of the university.