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A database is any organized collection of data organized to provide efficient retrieval.

A DATABASE is a collection of information organized in such a way that a computer program can quickly select desired pieces of data. You can think of a database as an electronic filing system.

The term database should not be confused with Database Management System (DBMS). A DBMS is the system software used to create and manage databases and provide users and applications with access to the database. A database is to a DBMS as a document is to a Word Processor.

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Commonly used specific databases on Code Review:

On Code Review we have a number of specific DBMS tags as well. If your question relates to a specific database, you may want to tag it with that tag only, or perhaps even both.

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