Database questions | Computer Science homework help

Due in 24 hours. I need about one to two paragrahs per question.




1.       1. Find a current article describing relational database architecture best practices. Share and discuss the article with the class.


2.       2. What is data redundancy, and which characteristics of the file system can lead to it?


3.       3.What is data independence, and why is it lacking in file systems?


4.       4. What is a DBMS, and what are its functions?


5.       5. What is structural independence, and why is it important?


6.       6. Explain the differences among data, information, and a database.


7.       7. What is the role of a DBMS, and what are its advantages? What are its disadvantages?


8.       8. List and describe the different types of databases.


9.       9. What are the main components of a database system?