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A database that holds information used to carry out a task is called a database management system. They can be split into three stages:


A School Attendance Database

Schools need to store information in a database about whether each child is in or not.


A Supermarket Database

Supermarkets need to store information in a database about all the products that they sell. This can then be used when scanning the barcodes of each of your purchases at a check-out.

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