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Database Fundamentals

Database Fundamentals

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1. What is a database?

2. What is a database management system?

3. What is the difference between an Information model, and a Data model?

4. What is the main advantage of the relational model versus other models?

5. List two common tasks a DBA has to perform

6. Which of the following is not an information model:

1. A. pureXML model

2. B. Relational model

3. C. Hierarchical model

4. D. Network model

5. E. None of the above

7. In the evolution of database management systems, what does optimization refer to?

6. A. High availability

7. B. Security

8. C. Performance

9. D. Scalability

10. E. None of the above

8. Which of the following is not listed in the evolution of database management systems:

11. A. Distribution

12. B. Data Independence

13. C. Integration

14. D. Federation

15. E. None of the above

9. In the evolution of database management systems, in which stage would pureXML be?

16. A. Data independence

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17. B. Extensibility

18. C. Optimization

19. D. Integration

20. E. None of the above

10. What is one key differentiator of DB2 on the Cloud?

21. A. It has a spatial extender

22. B. Its Database Partitioning Feature

23. C. Its pureXML technology

24. D. All of the above

25. E. None of the above

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