An Introducation

What is a database?

A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.

This is NOT a database class, so we will ignore most things, but from an Systems Administration perspective, knowing how to install, configure, and manage a database is important. Rather, being able to do these to a DBMS is important.

What is a DBMS?

DBMS Notes

DBMS Actions we care about

A few random terms

Non-administrative actions

RDBMS Install (Server)

RDBMS Install (Client)

A client may want to access a database. I.e. a web server may want to load dynamic content from a database onto a website.