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Re: In an RDBMS, what does "Data" mean?

From: Laconic2 <laconic2_at_comcast.net>
Date: Sat, 19 Jun 2004 08:59:27 -0400
Message-ID: <TZudnbiSeLnOpUnd4p2dnA@comcast.com>

"Tony" <andrewst_at_onetel.net.uk> wrote in message news:c0e3f26e.0406190340.5b83be26_at_posting.google.com...

> Perhaps you agree more than you realise, since a DBMS is a database
> MANAGEMENT system, not just a data STORE. The DBMS sits between the
> application and the dumb data store, which is the file system. That's
> why the rules belong in the DBMS.

Excellent point!

This gets to be even more true when the database integrates data from more than one application. Received on Sat Jun 19 2004 - 07:59:27 CDT

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