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Data Types

Almost all commercial databases (and programming languages) offer a standard set of data types. These cover a multitude of situations, but not all. It is usually possible to declare a field (or column) required, and to define a default value

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Database Types

There are 2 fundamentally different approaches to database design or schema. Non-programmers can find it hard to understand the dramatic distinction between relational and object-oriented database designs or schemas. A relational database schema A relational database is conceptually the simplest.

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Database Types & Terms

Almost everything that people want to do on computers involves the storage and retrieval of information or data. In this series, we are going to discuss databases and their role in communication. The content is aimed at people who may

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