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re·la·tion·al data·base

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  1. relational databasenoun

    a database in which relations between information items are explicitly specified as accessible attributes

    "in a relational database the data are organized as a number of differently sized tables"


  1. relational databasenoun

    A database consisting of separate tables, having explicitly defined relationships, and whose elements may be selectively combined as the results of queries.


  1. Relational database

    A relational database is a digital database based on the relational model of data, as proposed by E. F. Codd in 1970. A software system used to maintain relational databases is a relational database management system (RDBMS). Many relational database systems have an option of using the SQL (Structured Query Language) for querying and maintaining the database.


  1. relational database

    A relational database is a type of database that organizes data into tables (often referred to as relations) where rows represent individual records and columns represent attributes of the data. It uses a structured query language (SQL) for writing and querying data. The 'relational' part refers to how each record has a unique identifier (key), which other tables can reference, creating a link or relationship between the two sets of data. This type of database is designed to allow for high flexibility and the relationships between data make it easy to scale and the ability to ensure data accuracy and integrity.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of relational database in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of relational database in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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  • relační databázeCzech
  • base de datos relacionalSpanish
  • relaatiotietokantaFinnish
  • base de données relationnelleFrench
  • ಸಂಬಂಧಿತ ಡೇಟಾಬೇಸ್Kannada

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