Database Systems and Management


The full potential of a database system will only be realised if it is properly planned and developed. Practical case evidence is provided alongside advice for how organisations can effectively move from concept to design to implementation.

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Database Systems and Management

Database Systems and Management Definition

A database system is a shared integrated computer structure that stores a collection of (i) end-user data, that is, raw facts of interest to the end user, and (ii) metadata, or data about data, through which the end user data are integrated and managed (Coronel et al., 2011). In other words, database systems and management is a discipline that focuses on the proper generation, storage, and retrieval of data (Rob & Coronel, 2009).

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  • Anjard, R. P. (1994) The basics of database management systems (DBMS). Industrial Management and Data Systems, Vol.94(5), pp. 11-15.
  • Benjamin, M. (1994) Database management systems. Association Management, Vol. 46(11), pp. 32.
  • Connolly, T., Begg, C., and Holowczak, R. (2008) Business database systems. Pearson Publications, London.
  • Coronel, C., Morris, S., and Rob, P. (2011) Database systems: design, implementation, and management. Ceanage Publications.

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