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    Discussing Database Failures

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    1. When a database approach is used, a failure on the part of one user that damages the database can affect other users. What are some specific examples of database failures?

    2. If you were one of the users of a damaged database, how would you be affected by such a failure and what measures could you take to prevent it?

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    When a database fails, it can wreak havoc in the system and with people. Imagine that the banking database system of your personal bank fails. Your money gets locked in or some other unauthorized person gets access to your money. The ATM's can dispense the money that rightfully belongs to you to a third person. Similarly, in a university system, if the student database system fails, students cannot get access to the courses they have enrolled in, ...

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