Description: A collection of information organized so that a computer program can quickly retrieve or select data, like an electronic filing system. Databases are organized into fields, records, and files. A field is a single unit of information; a record is a set of related fields; and a file is a set of related records. A telephone book is an example of a file, that contains a list of records. Each record contains several fields, such as the name, address, and phone number.
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