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A database is used to collect and organize data. Although an electronic version such as one created in Microsoft Access may be the first that comes to mind, there are many non-automated database versions as well, such as...

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A database query is designed to retrieve specific results from a database. The query is formulated by the user following predefined formats. After searching through the data, information pertinent to the query is filtere...

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Employee database software allows a company's human resources department to simplify and automate tasks such as enrolling employees in benefits plans, providing access to payment details and connecting managers with vari...

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A query retrieves data from an Access database. Even though queries for Microsoft Access are written in Structured Query Language, it is not necessary to know SQL to create an Access query. The Query by Example screen al...

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A spreadsheet is used to keep track of data and do calculations, while a database is used to store information to be manipulated at a later time. Information might start out stored on a spreadsheet, but as the amount of ...

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A database system is a high-level definition of the structure and relationship between stored data, a database or databases, users and the hardware or operating system used for the storage.

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In a database, the field is the smallest source of input for users to enter data. For example, a field in a database may ask for a company's name, tax identification number or income. A group of many fields is called a r...

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