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When should we use a Sequential or a Relational Database

Suppose you wanted to keep a record of everything you own in your house. You could use a sequential data file to keep track of common items such as 'cloths'. The sequential file may contain multiple fields with the different types of descriptions of your close such as pants, shirts, shorts, etc.

If the problem is simple one should use a sequential or relational file and if the problem is complex one should choose to use a database?

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A sequential file is where records are kept sequentially. A relational database may contain the equivalent of many such sequential ...

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Suppose you wanted to keep a record of everything you own in your house. You could use a sequential data file to keep track of common items such as 'cloths'. The sequential file may contain multiple fields with the different types of descriptions of your close such as pants, shirts, shorts, etc.
The solution discusses if we should use a Sequential or a Relational Database according to the complexity of the problem.

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