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Give at least 6 different examples of information systems which use/requires databases?
Stock market data
Credit card details
Stock market prices
Why do we need to study database systems?
We study databases for the following reasons:
To record large amounts of information generated by computing applications
It provides us a set of tools for storing, searching and managing this information.
Databases are a ‘core topic’ in computer science and IT.
Basic concepts and skills with database systems are part of the skill set you will be assumed to have as a CS and IT graduate.
Almost everything we see on a computer uses a DBMS.
Provides a way for relating data instead of doing it only through object oriented programming