Types of Databases

Types Of Database: The databases may be different types but there are two generic types of database architectures. These are

  • Centralized Databases
  • Distributed Databases

A database whose complete data is located at a single computer (called database server) and all the users access this single database only, is known as the Centralized Database. A centralized database provides an efficient way to access and update data. These databases are manually used in computer network environments.

The example of the centralized database are:

(i) Personal Database

(ii) Central Database