dynamic database management system


(dynamic DBMS) A database with "value-based" relationships where typically the relationship is specified at retrieval time and the locations of related records are discovered during retrieval. Both Independent Logical File (ILF) databases and relational databases are value-based.

The opposite is a static database management system.

Last updated: 1998-10-07

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