Data store

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A data store is a repository of a set of data objects. These objects are modelled using classes defined in a database schema.[1] A data store is a general concept that includes not just repositories like databases, but also simpler store types such as flat files etc.[2]

Some data stores represent data in only one schema, while other data stores use several schemas for this task. An example are RDBMS-based data stores like MySQL or PostgreSQL.


Data stores can be of different types, including:


  1. ^ "FDO Concepts > Data Concepts". OSGeo. Retrieved 2011-03-17. What is a Data Store? A data store is a repository of an integrated set of objects. The objects in a data store are modelled either by classes or feature classes defined within one or more schemas. 
  2. ^ "Glossary D: data store". Information Management. Retrieved 2011-04-04. A place where data is stored; data at rest. A generic term that includes databases and flat files. 
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