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What is a Flat File Database?

Flat File Database

Databases have evolved as technology continues to develop.  Contrary to popular belief, databases have existed before computers were built.  The data was not recorded in a computer but with crude accounting systems which were used by banks.  There are different ways to collect and organize data to form a database.  One of the models used in early time before the age of computers were flat file databases.  A flat file database encodes a table of data in different means as a plain text file.  A [...]