What is a database

A database is a structured information on large arrays of homogeneous objects. For example, a database of taxpayers which are tax inspection, contains information about the name of the legal entity, its address, the names of the Director and building Database of the urban cadastre may contain information about the buildings located on the territory of the city: the material from which they are constructed, number of floors, the owners of these buildings etc. For any commercial enterprise database product which indicates the product name, its weight, cost, supplier, etc.

In fact, a database table consisting of rows and columns. Each column is a numerical or textual description of the object, each line is a separate object. Such databases are created in specialized software or, if the company is small, their creation can be a simple spreadsheet.

The database allows you to automate the accounting of these objects, as well as to analyze their condition, to make requests and selections for certain criteria. That is, to have the fullest possible information about each object of the account, and their aggregate properties.

Below this information was the most reliable and allowed us to make the right management decisions, it needs to be relevant, i.e. be constantly replenished and updated. That is what Supplement the existing information and adding information about new objects and is engaged in the operator databases.

Operator requirements databases

Maintenance of databases is a very demanding job, but, of course, to make it can not everyone. It is fairly routine, and the elements of creativity in it is not welcome. The operator must enter the information, trying to avoid errors, this information may be too much. This will require such qualities of character as diligence, perseverance, diligence and responsibility.

Operator to work databases is enough secondary special education, but you will need a good knowledge of computer, Excel spreadsheets or specialized software. For some certain databases that use images of objects of the account, will need knowledge of graphic editors, or even Adobe Photoshop.