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How and why did database management systems become the data management standard in organizations? Discuss some advantages of the database approach over the file-system approach.

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Database management system (DBMS) with organizational data management standard:

  • File management system is a database management system that accesses the single files or table at a time and it can store, retrieve, and change a set of files. Some drawbacks are in file system such are data isolation, data duplication, and dependency on application code.
    • The file system is moved to database management system because of these drawbacks in file system.
  • Database management system is a software system with a collection of programs that are used to maintain and control the database and its main purpose is to construct the database for the multiple users and applications. This system permits to flexibly access the data.
    • Here, file system is single ownership system whereas database management system is shared ownership system.
  • Hence, the file system becomes the database management systems with some organizational standards within organization to overcome the drawbacks in file system...

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