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  • Submitted: 13/01/2004
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AS and A Level Computer Science

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Choice of Software

Below is a list of possible solutions to this assignment and with them there are the disadvantages and advantages. After thoroughly analysing these choices I will pick the best option.

Database

Advantages

Using a database is a very simple option. Almost every employee without too much guidance could use the solution to enter data and carry out the basic operations. Using the database wizard, the data can be input into a table and the field types could be declared. Thus would make data entry effective and unsophisticated. The built-in features of a database will diminish the risk of errors during the input process. Adding a new record to a database would be simple as entering it underneath the previous record. Report can also be easily printed off from a database and are aesthetically pleasing in appearance already without the need of major modification.

Data validation is also a key area of this project and a database already has the suitable data validation methods pre-set end embedded into the core of the database application.

Disadvantages

Functions such as the ability to carry out complex mathematical calculations are not necessarily

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