A database or database is a set of data that belong to the same context stored systematically for later use. In this sense, a library can be considered a database composed mostly of documents and texts printed on paper and indexed for consultation. At present, and due to the technological development of fields such as computer science and electronics, most databases have electronic format, offering a wide range of solutions to the problem of storing data.
In computing there are database management systems (DBMS), which allow to store and subsequently access data in a fast and structured way. The properties of database management systems are studied in computing.
The most common applications are for the management of companies and public institutions. They are also widely used in scientific environments for the purpose of storing experimental information.
Although databases may contain many types of data, some of them are protected by the laws of several countries. For example in Spain, personal data are protected by the Organic Law of Protection of Personal Data (LOPD).
At the level of programming of web pages a database linked to a dynamic language such as php can give you the option to register your clients, creation of a portal with information, accounts and management services, etc ...
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