Many beginners wonder to themselves:
- What do we use a database for?
- How is it beneficial to us?
- Why do we use a database?
A DATABASE can be useful such as keeping track on information.
Comparing this to a spreadsheet or a list from excel, a DATABASE can STORE information that can be more complicated OR complex than a regular, simple list.
A database: A self-describing collection of records that are related. The database provided contains a well defined structure that can be easy to understand. Its metadata is a data describing the structure of the database. The metadata tables that are in relational databases are related to each other.