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    Advantage of Sequential File over a Database

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    Under what circumstances would you use a sequential file over a database? Describe these circumstances.
    Is it possible for the two types of permanent storage to be used interchangeably?

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    Sequential file access if often preferable over a full database implementation when there are just a few relations and those relations can be maintained sequentially over just a few files. Flat file databases are still used internally by many computer ...

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    1. Under what circumstances would you use a sequential file over a database? Describe these circumstances.
    2. Is it possible for the two types of permanent storage to be used interchangeably?

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