Difference between DBMS and file system

Hello friends, today I tell you the difference between DBMS and file system, so let’s see what is the difference between DBMS and file system.

Difference between DBMS and File Management system


File System

1. A DBMS is a collection of data. It does not require users to write procedures.

1. A file system is also a collection of data. In this, users need to write procedures.

2. It is a system software that creates and manages databases.

2. It is a software that manages data files in a computer system.

3. The DBMS provides abstract view of the data. Due to which the details are hidden.

3. It provides details of data representation and storage of data.

4. The DBMS provides a crash recovery mechanism ie it protects the user from system failure.

4. It does not have a crash recovery mechanism. That is, if the system crashes while storing some data, the data in the file will be lost.

5. It is very easy to update, select and search the data because SQL query is used in it.

5. In this, the functions of store, search, retrieve etc. are done manually so it is difficult to manage the data in it.

6. It provides high data consistency. For this, normalization is used in it.

6. There is data inconsistency.

7. The duplicate data in d.b.m.s is very low, ie it has very little data redundancy.

7. Data redundancy in the file system is very high.

8. In this, the data is more secure.

8. The data in this is much less secure.

9. The backup and recovery process in dbms is very difficult

9. The backup and recovery process in the file system is easy.

10. It is suitable for multiple users.

10. It is suitable for single user.

11. Examples: – MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle, DB2 etc.

11. Example: – NTFS, Ext etc.

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