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RDBMS Basics (Relational Database Management System)

RDBMS Basics (Relational Database Management System)
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Basically RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is nothing but a standard. For many years database industry was not having any standard for storing and retrieving information. As a result of this standard we came up the language called SQL or Structured Query Language. We use SQL to communicate with RDBMS databases including but not limited to MS Access, Oracle, MS SQL Server etc. MS Access databases used to have file extension as .mdb but in 2007 release the default extension is .accdb.
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Introduction to Databases and RDBMS

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A database is a collection of files, a Database Management System (DBMS) is a program (set of programs) that stores and organizes data. One such organization method is relational where data is organized by means of related tables called relations and hence the name Relational Database Management System (RDBMS). RDBMS stores information in related relations (tables, subjects) which can be related using common fields.
 

RDBMS Basics

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Basically RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is nothing but a standard. For many years database industry was not having any standard for storing and retrieving information. As a result to this standard we came up the language called SQL or Structured Query Language. We use SQL to communicate with RDBMS databases including but not limited to MS Access, Oracle, MS SQL Server etc. MS Access database have file extension as .mdb.
 

Quick Guide to Get Started

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Microsoft Access is an RDBMS (Relational Database Management System). It’s often called a database, that that term actually refers to the information you keep in it. It’s like the difference between a particular spreadsheet and Excel itself.
As an RDBMS goes, Access is decidedly at the smaller end of the scale. It’s not ideal for databases bigger than about 2GB, and doesn’t cope terribly well with a simultaneous user base of more than around half a dozen.
 

Advantages of RDBMS include...

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The key advantages of a relational database management system include the reduction of:

- Redundancies;
- Inconsistencies;
- Program/data dependencies.

Using some in depth knowledge can you please explain how MS Access reduces those three factors?

Actually, just thinking about it, is it through Normalization by any chance?
 

MS Access 2007 Step by Step

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Basically RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) is nothing but a standard. For many years database industry was not having any standard for storing and retrieving information. As a result of this standard we came up the language called SQL or Structured Query Language. We use SQL to communicate with RDBMS databases including but not limited to MS Access, Oracle, MS SQL Server etc. MS Access databases used to have file extension as .mdb but in 2007 release the default extension is .accdb.
 

A beginner tutorial

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Microsoft Access is relational database management system (RDBMS). Whether users are creating a stand-alone desktop database for personal use, departmental use or for an entire organization, Access offers an easy-to-use database for managing and sharing data. Access 2000 brings not only the traditional broad range of easy data management tools but also adds increased integration with the Web for easier sharing of data across a variety of platforms and user levels and additional ease-of-use enhancements to assist with personal productivity.
 

Import MS Excel Data into MS Access 2013 Database

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Since MS Access 2013 is a full-fledged RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) oriented application, it is nowadays widely used by almost all small to medium scale organizations to maintain their databases and the records that they contain.
Since almost every organization grows gradually, there are many instances where the organization starts maintaining its database in MS Excel sheet, and then it may want to switch to MS Access 2013 in order to manage the complete database more efficiently and easily.
 

Microsoft Access vs. Microsoft SQL Server

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Microsoft Access is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that is packaged with the Microsoft suite of office products to run under the Microsoft Windows operating system. Microsoft Access is a Visual Basic (VB) based application that allows Structured Query Language (SQL) statements to be included in associated macros and VB scripts. Microsoft Access includes a Jet database engine, combined with a graphical interface, to provide ease of use in building front-end database applications. Microsoft Access is a structured environment, used by novice programmers, with little or no experience, to handle relatively small database functions. It is also a useful tool, for advanced developers, to provide rapid application development.
 

Export Access Database Table To Excel 2010

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Carrying out different operations in Access is not that easy, as RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) requires specific syntax & constraints to be followed. Thus, exporting an Access database table to Excel spreadsheet undoubtedly opens more options for performing different operations over data. Access 2010 lets user export database table promptly to Excel spreadsheet for analyzing database with feature & functionality that Excel contains.
 

Export Table To Plain Text In Access 2010

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RDBMS (Relational Database Management System) are not abound, therefore, when sharing Access 2010 content with someone, you need to confirm if it is installed on the other end. For covering this up, Access 2010 provides an easy way to export database table into plain text file. Thus, you can easily exchange and share a text file which doesn’t require any specific compiler/encoder to open it.