Types of Databases

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Types of Databases by Mind Map: Types of Databases

1. Hierarchical Database

1.1. Allows one-to-many and one-to-one relationships. Structured like a tree.

2. Network Database

2.1. Similar to hierarchical database, except it allows many-to-many relationships. Structured like a spider web.

3. Relational Database

3.1. It is a database with multiple tables with items that are linked by reference IDs and other related information, such as categories.

3.2. Tables can be linked or unlinked based on a specific task.

4. Dimensional Database

4.1. A dimensional database stores data across more than two dimensions. Information is "stacked" in bocks.

5. Object Database

5.1. Can define objects that have slightly different attributes, as well as define functions for managing those objects.