Why are DBMS used?
As its name suggests a Database Management System (DBMS) is a system that manages databases. It is a program that can be used to collect and organize data within a system called databases. These databases can then by access and modified by users who have been granted access.
DBMS provides an easy and efficient way to consolidate and modify data. It is also quite a cheaper alternative to traditional means to collecting and consolidating data. It is also quite fast. Some of the various types of data that can be consolidated via a DBMS include employee records, student information, payroll, accounting, project management, inventory and library books, etc.
DBMS provides a way to store, organize and manage large amounts of data and information with the use of a single software application. The data can be categorized and structured depending on the needs of the company or the user. The entire data can then be searched through or managed via the use of algorithms.