CHAPTER 10

Advancements in Databases

CHAPTER OBJECTIVES
  • Knowing multidimensional databases.
  • Understanding mobile databases.
  • Knowing multimedia databases.
  • Learning concept of data mining and data warehousing.
  • Defining open source databases.
  • Understanding spatical databases.
  • Knowing moving object databases.
  • Understanding NoSQL databases.
  • Summary
10.1 MULTIDIMENSIONAL DATABASE

Multidimensional database is a special type of relational database management system (RDBMS) which supports data to be stored and retrieved as multiple dimensions. The simple relational database model supports only two dimensions—rows and columns. The data within multidimensional databases are stored as a cube.

Multidimensional database represents the aggregated data for ...

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