This chapter is called "Databases - In Theory and Everyday Life" and introduces the book.
The topics covered include:
- What is a Database?
- Everyday Database Examples
- Types of Databases
- Text files - Data Exchange and Basic Storage
- Mobile Databases - Smartphones, Tablets and the Web
- Desktop Database Software - Local Analysis
- Server Databases - Organizational Data and Enterprise Applications
- Cloud Databases - Outsourced Data Storage