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    #1. What is meant by data independence? Explain your answer.

    #2. Identify two benefits of separating application software from the database management system.

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    "Data independence can be defined as the ability to change a scheme definition in one level without affecting the definition of scheme in higher level."

    It is basically a type of database management that allows separation of data from the programs that use the data to ensure that data cannot be reorganized or redefined by such programs. In other words, it allows for security, stability ...

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    The solution describes what is meant by data independence and identifies two benefits of separating application software from the database management system.

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