Data Models, Data abstraction in DBMS

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Data abstraction

Data abstraction generally refers to the suppression of details of data organization and storage, and the highlighting of the essential features for an improved understanding of data

Data model

A data model a collection of concepts that can be used to describe the structure of a database provides the necessary means to achieve this abstraction. By structure of a database we mean the data types, relationships, and constraints that apply to the data. Most data models also include a set of basic operations for specifying retrievals and updates on the database

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