Definition of Relational Database

What does is it mean and how is it used

What is a Relational Database? 

A relational database is a type of database that is set of formally described tables from which data can be accessed or reassembled in different ways. Data in a relational database are usually setup into tables. 

Why use a Relational Database?

A relational database offers extremely complex and sophisticated queries and searches thanks to two factors: tables and cross-referencing. It stores data as tables rather than plain lists, making it easier to filter individual elements of each record.

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