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Newer page: version 2 Last edited on Friday, September 12, 2003 6:51:14 pm by StuartYeates
Older page: version 1 Last edited on Sunday, August 10, 2003 4:29:23 pm by CraigBox Revert
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-A relatively simple DataBase system in which each database is contained in a single table . In contrast, relational database systems ( [RDBMS ]) can use multiple tables to store information, and each table can have a different record format
+A simple class of DataBase containing raw data and lacking explicit references . In contrast [RelationalDataBase ]s have primary keys and secondary keys and often indexes; [HierarchicalDataBase]s have key-value pairs; [XMLDataBase]s have id's and [SpreadSheet]s have references between cells in formulae.  
+[CommaSeparatedVector]s are perhaps the most widely known form of [FlatFile]