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Microsoft® Visual C++® .NET 2003 Kick Start by Kate Gregory

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Chapter 11. Writing a Data Layer in Managed C++

Database Concepts

Simply put, a database is a collection of information, typically organized as a collection of records. Each record is composed of fields, and each field contains information related to that specific record. For example, suppose you have an address database. In this database, you have one record for each person. Each record contains six fields: the person's name, street address, city, state, ZIP code, and phone number. A single record in your ...

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