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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.
Two specific government projects Oracle has been working on are the research and development of software solutions for relational data base management system (RDBMS) security for the NCSC and a follow-on R&D project with teammates SRI International (prime) and Gemini Computers to demonstrate a Class Al secure RDBMS for the US Air Force.
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.
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.