A database is a collection of information that is organized so that it can easily be accessed, managed, and updated.
In computing, databases are sometimes classified according to their organizational approach.
The most prevalent approach is the relational database, a tabular database in which data is defined so that it can be reorganized and accessed in a number of different ways.
A distributed database is one that can be dispersed or replicated among different points in a network. It may be stored in multiple computers, located in the same physical location; or may be dispersed over a network of interconnected computers
An object-oriented programming database is one that is congruent with the data defined in object classes and subclasses.
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