Personal Database Functions, Advantages & Disadvantages


In this modern era, numbers of techniques are used to store and manage the data and information. There are a number of database management systems which provides a mechanism to store large amount a data in single or distributed management systems.


Personal database system is the local database system which is only for one user to store and manage the data and information on their own personal system. There are number of applications are used in local computer to design and managed personal database system.

Functions of personal database

Support one application

Personal database management system requires only one application to store and manage data in personal computer.

Having a few tables

Personal database management system is based on small database consisting of few tables in local or personal computer. It is easily to handle and manage. There is no need to install other devices to access and control the data and information.

Involve one computer

In this database management system only one computer which is involved to store and manage database in personal computer.

Simple design

Design in database management system has much importance for storing and controlling the data. In personal database management system, there is simple design to store data and information.

Advantage of personal database system

Fast processing

Based on the local computer the data can be processed more fast and reliable in terms of handling.

Higher security

Data is stored in personal computer does not need any special security arrangement for authorization of data.

Disadvantage of personal database system:

Fewer amounts of data

Fewer amounts of data and information are stored in personal database management system. There is no connectivity with other computer to get more data.

No connectivity for external database

Personal database management system has only personal database system. There is no connectivity with other computer system or database system to access the data and information.

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