relational database management system (RDBMS)
A database management system (DBMS) that organizes data into tabular record structures consisting of rows and columns that can be linked together by a common column. An RDBMS typically uses Structured Query Language (SQL) to enable selective retrieval, manipulation, and storage of data by an application.
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application, column, data, data row, database, database management system (DBMS), Structured Query Language (SQL), table

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