Discussion database concept and programming

 Compare and contrast the problems associated with file systems with the disadvantages of database systems. 

Textbook Material:

 Printed Textbook: Database Systems: Design, Implementation, and Management, 13th
edition, Coronel and Morris.  

 Chapter 1 – Database Systems
Identify some of the pitfalls of file-based storage and introduce some of the advantages gained when using a database.

Chapter 2 – Data Models
An overview of the data models and discussion of the terminology and basic structural concepts.