Chapter 5. Building the Databases

Database Fundamentals

You have just been assigned a project: you must create and maintain a list of all the movies produced by your employer, Orange Whip Studios.

What do you use to maintain this list? Your first thought might be to use a word processor. You could create the list, one movie per line, and manually enter each movie's name so the list is alphabetical and usable. Your word processor provides you with sophisticated document-editing capabilities, so adding, removing, or updating movies is no more complicated than ...

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