What is Database


Database is basically a collection of information organised in such a way that a computer programe can quickly select desired pieces of data. You can think of a database as an electronic filing system.

Database management system are not a new concept and as such had been first implemented in 1960s. Charles Bachmen's Integrated data store(IDS) is said to be the first DBMS in the history.
Types of DBMS
  • Navigational DBMS
  • Relational DBMS
  • Object Oriented DBMS