The basic electronic information storage unit. A database is a collection of information organized to provide efficient retrieval. The collected information could be in any number of formats (electronic, printed, graphic, audio, statistical, combinations). There are physical (paper/print) and electronic databases.What are the fundamentals of a database?
Fundamentals of Database Systems combines clear explanations of theory and design, broad coverage of models and real systems, and excellent examples with up-to-date introductions to modern database technologies.What are the different types of databases?
The different types of databases include operational databases, end-user databases, distributed databases, analytical databases, relational databases, hierarchical databases and database models.