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Definitions of DATABASE
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1. One or more large structured sets of persistentdata, usually associated with software to update and querythe data. A simple database might be a single file containingmany records, each of which contains the same set offields where each field is a certain fixed width.A database is one component of a database management system.See also ANSI/SPARC Architecture, atomic, blob, datadefinition language, deductive database, distributeddatabase, fourth generation language, functionaldatabase, object-oriented database, relational database.Carol E. Brown's tutorial(http://accounting.rutgers.edu/raw/aies/www.bus.orst.edu/faculty/brownc/lectures/db_tutor/db_tutor.htm).2. A collection of nodes managed and stored inone place and all accessible via the same server. Linksoutside this are "external", and those inside are "internal".On the World-Wide Web this is called a website.3. All the facts and rules comprising a logic programmingprogram.
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