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DATABASE MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

INTRODUCTION TO DBMS
DATA PROCESSING: The activity of processing data using a computer is called Data Processing or Electronic Data
Processing. The ultimate goal of data processing is to transform data into information.
DATA: A collection of unorganized facts, figures or concepts associated with a particular entity that does not
convey any meaning. Data can contain characters, numbers, symbols, pictures, audio, video and documents
also. Ex: Employee Name, Product Name, Phone Number, Weight, Age, Marks obtained etc.
INFORMATION: The data that has been converted into more useful and intelligible form is known as
information. Ex: Report Card Sheet,