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a COMPUTER software package which enables data to be created and stored, to be retrieved and analysed later. Databases can, for example, store names and addresses of potential or past customers which can be used to produce mailing lists for SALES PROMOTIONS.
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3Rs database program: https://www.uu.nl/en/3rsdatabases
The first design concern for batch database programs is to ensure that database COMMITs are issued within the program.
For a database program with lots of bells and whistles, consider fileMaker Pro 8.5.
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A prospect database program tracks prospective tenants and leasing activity and provides instantaneous -access to information on apartment availabilities.
Department of Agriculture Pesticide Data Program (PDP), a national pesticide residue database program. Through cooperation with state agriculture departments and other federal agencies, PDP manages the collection, analysis, data entry, and reporting of pesticide residues on agricultural commodities, with an emphasis on commodities highly consumed by infants and children.
"For more than twenty years, dBASE has been used by more professionals in more countries than any other database program," said Larry D.
The Diebold software that tallies the votes takes information from a database program. Anyone accessing this database has merely to switch some numbers around to change the final outcome.
Microsoft Access was chosen for the meta-data database program for the speed and ease of implementation.
If you are going to be in the business of financial planning, some software programs, such as a word processor, spreadsheet program, presentation software program, and possibly a database program will be required.
SAARMS is a database program developed using Microsoft Access.
To download the nutrient database program, go to www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp.

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