What are Databases? - Examples & Types


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What does RDBMS stand for?

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1. What is a database?

2. What is the diagram symbol for a database?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

There are some database types and management systems, and this quiz/worksheet combo will help test your understanding of them.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In these assessments you'll be tested on the following items:

  • Database diagram symbol
  • Type of database used in Linux systems
  • Meaning of 'denormalized' in regards to data storage
  • RDMS
  • Definition of a database

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related database types lesson
  • Defining key concepts- ensure that you can accurately define data storage types, such a RDMS
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast data storage ways from the lesson, such as denormalized
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding the definition of a database

Additional Learning

To learn more about database management and types, review the corresponding lesson What are Databases? Examples & Types. The lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defines database and database management systems
  • Explains the four types of databases and their setups, including schemas
  • Provides the differences between normalized and denormalized data storage
  • Discusses how databases are categorized by logical design
  • Explores operational database and database warehouses