Definition of relational database in English:

relational database

Syllabification: rela·tion·al da·ta·base


  • A database structured to recognize relations among stored items of information.
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    • We currently store XML data in relational databases.
    • The integration of XML with relational databases enables storing, indexing, and retrieving semistructured and nonstructured data.
    • In traditional relational databases, data is stored in rows and columns which can be too complex.

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