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Noun1.database management system - a software system that facilitates the creation and maintenance and use of an electronic database
software, software package, software program, software system, computer software, package - (computer science) written programs or procedures or rules and associated documentation pertaining to the operation of a computer system and that are stored in read/write memory; "the market for software is expected to expand"
relational database management system - a database management system designed to manage a relational database
object-oriented database management system - a database management system designed to manage an object-oriented database
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Each police station should aim at being self- sufficient and needs to be given required resources and be connected to a networked criminal data base management system.
The main components of the Relational Data Base Management System (see figure 1):
medDecision is used for decision support and research, and medVault is a lifetime patient information repository and data base management system.
The logical partitioning that comes in OS/400 V4R4 (which has more than twice the code of OS/400 V4R3 thanks in large measure to this feature and universal database extensions to the AS/400's integrated relational data base management system, DB2/400) is similar in concept to the mainframe logical partitioning that is available to customers using IBM's flagship OS/390 operating system, but it is implemented quite differently.
This data base may use either a proprietary data base management system (DBMS) or a common DBMS such as Oracle, SQL Server or Informix.
The IBM DB2 [R] relational data base management system, along with a query tool, provides users with easy access to the mainframe information, as well as the ability to manipulate it.
The original off-the-shelf software included a highly structured, but somewhat limited, data base management system capable of all processing steps from data entry through report generation, a spreadsheet system, some rudimentary graphics and statistics packages, word processing, and some basic utilities.
Recurring costs of a computer system typically include data preparation and conversion to the computer readable form; data transmission from the point of entry to the processing unit and back to the user upon processing; operation of the system; control of input, processing and output; documentation of programs and systems, maintaining of files on-line, on-site or off-site; operating system and application program maintenance; data base management system maintenance; operations' security and data processing administration.
If the data are in several files, however, they'll probably have to be merged by a data base management system prior to word processing.
Tenders are invited for Upgradation Of Existing Plant -Wide Real- Time Data Base Management System (Rtdbms) And Data Reconciliation And Yield Accounting (Drya)System Of Eight Iocl Refineries.
Under the terms of the agreement, R&B Computer Systems will build a data base management system to be used by its internal staff.
At InfoMedtrics, we use a fully integrated healthcare and insurance data base management system (The Healthcare Information Center[TM]) that combines all available group health, worker's compensation, disability, and even occupational health and safety transactions into a single, comprehensive database.