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Microsoft Access - Class 1 - Part I

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A relational database management system (DBMS) provides the following functions:

- It allows you to create database structures containing fields, tables, and table relationships.
- It lets you easily add new records, change field values in existing records, and delete records.
- Controls redundancy (elimination of multiple entries with the same information, elimination of inconsistency, saving on storage space)
- It contains a built-in query language, which lets you obtain immediate answers to the questions you ask about your data.
- It contains a built-in report generator, which lets you produce professional-looking formatted reports from your data.
- It provides protection of databases through security, control, backup and recovery facilities.

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