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n. (DBMS, abbr.) ~ Software that allows information to be captured, organized, and stored, so that the information can be analyzed, reorganized, and reported in many different ways.

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A DBMS includes facilities to define data structures and their data elements, and a programming language to manipulate and display the information. Some DBMSes include the ability to log transactions and to roll back changes.