Database Management System or DBMS in short refers to the technology of
storing and retrieving users’ data with utmost efficiency along with appropriate
security measures. DBMS allows its users to create their own databases as per
their requirement. These databases are highly configurable and offer a bunch of
This tutorial explains the basics of DBMS such as its architecture, data models, data schemas, data independence, E-R model, relation model, relational database design, and storage and file structure. In addition, it covers a few advanced topics such as indexing and hashing, transaction and concurrency, and backup and recovery.
This tutorial will especially help computer science graduates in understanding the basic-to-advanced concepts related to Database Management Systems.
Before you start proceeding with this tutorial, it is recommended that you have a
good understanding of basic computer concepts such as primary memory,
secondary memory, and data structures and algorithms.