Databases and Data mining


Databases is where all the data in a system is stored. Smaller databases can run on desktop computer whereas larger ones may require a mainframe. Databases contain data about a specific thing. It can also access frequently used data more quickly. Request to databases are known as queries.

Data mining

Data mining is the technique of searching large amounts of data to look for specific things such as patterns. It is used to analyse data effectively and look for relationships within the data.