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Database Fundamentals
Database Fundamentals
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  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals
  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals Databases help you manage practically endless types of information: sales and inventory numbers, student records, or a home collection of DVDs, CDs, and videotapes, just to name a few.
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  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals Tables All databases contain one or more tables. Queries Queries can combine data from different tables, update your data, and perform calculations on your data.
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  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals
  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals Distribute B5.01-03 “Parts of a Database” Activity and B5.01-04 “Parts of a Database Activity Two” Activity for students to work on.
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  • 5.01 Database Fundamentals
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    • 1. Objective 5.01: Understand database tables used in business. Database Fundamentals
    • 2.
      • A database is a tool for organizing, storing, retrieving, and communicating groups of information that have similar characteristics
      What is a database? 5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 3. Examples of Business Databases
      • Telephone book
      • Student data
      • Music
      • Fingerprint database
      • Dictionaries
      • Customer data
      • Real estate listings
        • MLS listings online
      • Hospital/patient data
      • Inventory
        • Barcode scanner keeps inventory in database
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 4. What makes a database? 5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
      • Databases consist of four objects:
      • Tables store data in rows and columns*
      • Queries retrieve and process data
      • Forms control data entry and data views
        • Customized manner of inputting data into a database or presenting data on a screen
      • Reports summarize and print data
      • *In this objective, our focus is on tables
    • 5. Tables: the Building Blocks of all Databases 5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
      • Tables organize data
      • Each database consists of one or more tables
      • Tables store data, so they’re essential building blocks of any database.
      • All databases contain at least one table
      • A database should have a separate table for every major subject, such as for employee records or customer orders. Data should not be duplicated in multiple tables.
      • Tables contain R ows called R ecords and Columns called Fields .
    • 6. Components of a Database Table
      • Record – A group of related fields of information. Everything on one row is a record
      • Field – One item or bit of information in a record; represented by a COLUMN . Comprised of entries
      • Entry – Data typed into a field. Made up of characters. Example: John Doe is an entry in the name field. Also known as data.
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 7. 5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide Database Tables: The Big Picture To calculate the number of entries in a database multiply the number of fields by the number of records. Ex. 5*26= 130 entries in this database. 3. Cells - ENTRIES 1. Rows – RECORDS 2. Columns - FIELDS
      • Records
      • Entry
      • Fields
    • 8. Discussion
      • Name
      • Birth date
      • Social Security No.
      • Street
      • City
      • State
      • Zip
      • Phone
      • Each item on the left is classified as a/an:
      • Table
      • Record
      • Field
      • Entry
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 9. Discussion
      • Susan Almond
      • 10/22/1985
      • 245-88-9845
      • 31 Bessemer St.
      • Greensboro
      • NC
      • 25233
      • 336-585-5646
      • Each item on the left is classified as a/an:
      • Table
      • Record
      • Field
      • Entry
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 10. Discussion
      • Susan Almond
      • 10/22/1985
      • 245-88-9845
      • 31 Bessemer St.
      • Greensboro
      • NC
      • 25233
      • 336-585-5646
      • All of the information about Susan Almond is classified as a/an:
      • Table
      • Record
      • Field
      • Entry
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 11. Discussion
      • Information about multiple employees is classified as a/an:
      • Table
      • Record
      • Field
      • Entry
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide
    • 12. Susan’s Record 5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide One record is displayed from the Employee Table above. The table contains 8 fields. Name Bday SS Street City St Zip Phone Almond, Susan 10/22/1985 245-88-9845 31 Bessemer St Greensboro NC 25233 336-585-5646
    • 13. Test your knowledge
      • Using the last page of the Database Fundamentals graphic organizer, classify each database component.
      5.01 Understand database tables used in business Slide

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