Database Programming

What are the advantages and disadvantages of using database?

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2009-05-11 10:11:47

Advantages It means all of the information is

together. The information can be portable if on a laptop. The

information is easy to access at any time. It's more easily

retrievable. Many people can access the same database at the same

time. Improved data security. Reduced data entry, storage, and

retrieval costs.

Disadvantages Database systems are complex,

difficult, and time-consuming to design. Initial training required

for all programmers and users. Suitable hardware and software

start-up costs. A longer running time for individual


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