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A database is a collection of data linked to each other. In database data is stored in tables. Columns in table are identified by the field name . Like in a student table there are field like firstname, lastname ,rollno. etc
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In a doctor's database, there would be several fields. The fields could contain the patient's name, address, telephone or mobile number, their Name,Age,Date of birth,allergies…, and the doctor's name. Each thing would have a field of its own. So the patient's name and the doctor's name would be in two separate fields. When the data is viewed, the fields would appear as columns within the data. The fields need to be defined before any data is put in. So you would specify that you want a field for a phone number and a field for a doctor's name etc. when you are designing the database. Key words: Field: A field is in a database, it contains important information.
A field is a allocated unit space for a particular title or head to save its information under it. The field is used to save the data in a particular set of values.
A databasefield is a certain part of a data base e.g d.o.b hobbies. It is a part of the database e.g the name or surname or the address. A field is essentially the c…olumns of the table on the database.
it is something in the database
they can contain different types of data. they can contain different types of data.
Field: The smallest piece or category of information in a database such as the customer's name, city, state, or phone number.
Databases are composed of multiple tables with each table having records and each record is made up of fields. If for example you had a database that had a list of people's te…lephone numbers. A single record might have a first name, middle initial, last name, area code and phone number. Each of these elements of a record are a field. A field has attributes. For example, it may contain a number a set of characters or perhaps a special date format.
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A big grassy thing A field in a database is the individual basic information for example a number or another entry. Several such entries which have the same character can b…e listed under the same column of information.
Field size defines the maximum number of characters or numbers that a particular field can hold
Excerpt from Microsoft Computer Dictionary (5th Edn): field n. 1. A location in a record in which a particular type of data is stored. For example, EMPLOYEE-RECORD might con…tain fields to store Last-Name, First-Name, Address, City, State, Zip-Code, Hire-Date, Current-Salary, Title, Department, and so on. Individual fields are characterized by their maximum length and the type of data (for example, alphabetic, numeric, or financial) that can be placed in them. The facility for creating these specifications usually is contained in the data definition language (DDL). In relational database management systems, fields are called columns. 2. A space in an on-screen form where the user can enter a specific item of information.
is where the properties in the field is unique
A field in a database is a single cell of information. If you think of Microsoft Excel as an example; position A1 (that is a cell), A2, that is another cell In a database Fir…stName could be a field, LastName would be another field; etc.