Flat File Database
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For example, create a text file and write the below text in it.
Now save the file. Believe me you have created a flat file database. It is just a simple flat file database which contains only 1 attribute(column) and 3 Tuples(rows).
- Flat file databases do not link the data in one file to the data in another file.
- If any application is using a flat file database as source, application itself should have the logic to access that flat file. If you take the above example, application should have the logic inside it to know the data for the first column there from position 1 to 3 in the flat file.
- It is not easy to find the duplicates in the data.