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Accounting Information Systems

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

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

What are the main advantages and disadvantages of using a centralized database approach when designing and implementing business information systems?

Summary Introduction

To explain: The advantages and disadvantages of using a centralized database system.

Introduction:

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 advantages and disadvantages of using a centralized database system:

Advantages:

  • It aids in eliminating data redundancy.
  • Maintenance is easier.
  • Less storage and labor costs.
  • Data integrity.
  • Data independence.
  • Privacy of data...

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