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Types of DBMS: Network

A network databases are mainly used on a large digital computers. It more connections can be made between different types of data, network databases are considered more efficiency.

This is an extension of the Hierarchical model. In this model data is organised more like a graph, and are allowed to have more than one parent node.

In this database model data is more related as more relationships are established in this database model. Also, as the data is more related, hence accessing the data is also easier and fast. This database model was used to map many-to-many data relationships.

This was the most widely used database model, before Relational Model was introduced.

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