understanding of the nature of database-management systems (DBMSs), including their structure, design, and evaluation, the relationship between DBMSs and the analysis of information systems in libraries and in business, the distinctions among flat-file systems, network systems, hierarchical systems, relational systems, and text-oriented systems. the process of normalization of relational databases, the role of the Structured Query Language (SQL) standards in the current and future development of DBMSs, and management and social issues such as database security and privacy.

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