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Accounting Information Systems

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Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127

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Accounting Information Systems

11th Edition
Ulric J. Gelinas + 3 others
ISBN: 9781337552127
Textbook Problem

How are the applications approach and the centralized database approach to business event processing similar? How are they different?

Summary Introduction

To compare: The applications approach and the centralized approach.

Database management systems (DBMS): It is computer software for creating and managing databases. The DBMS provides a way for the users to create, update, retrieve and manage the data present in the database. It also supports the administration and use of the database on different platforms.

Explanation

The applications approach and the centralized approach:

  • The major difference between the two is that the data are stored in a relational database instead of storing them in files.
  • The applications approach has two tiers. While the centralized approach has three tiers...

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