Difference between File system & DBMS

File System
1. File system is a collection of data. Any management with the file system, user has to write the procedures
2. File system gives the details of the data representation and Storage of data.
3. In File system storing and retrieving of data cannot be done efficiently.
4. Concurrent access to the data in the file system has many problems like
a. Reading the file while other deleting some information, updating some information
5. File system doesn’t provide crash recovery mechanism.
Eg. While we are entering some data into the file if System crashes then content of the file is lost.
6. Protecting a file under file system is very difficult.
1. DBMS is a collection of data and user is not required to write the procedures for
managing the database.
2. DBMS provides an abstract view of data that hides the details.
3. DBMS is efficient to use since there are wide varieties of sophisticated techniques to store and retrieve the data.
4. DBMS takes care of Concurrent access using some form of locking.
5. DBMS has crash recovery mechanism, DBMS protects user from the effects of system failures.
6. DBMS has a good protection mechanism.
DBMS = Database Management System
RDBMS = Relational Database Management System

A database management system is, well, a system used to manage databases. A relational database management system is a database management system used to manage relational databases. A relational database is one where tables of data can have relationships based on primary and foreign keys.