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Introduction to Tables and Databases

Does GIS uses tables or databases?

Does GIS Use Tables or Databases?

The ability to combine data stored in tables and databases with geography is what makes GIS such a versatile technology. Many technologies are available to display and map natural and man-made geographic features, but it is GIS that relates those features to data stored in tables and databases. In order to make the most of this relationship of geographic feature information and the related tabular data, it is important to understand a few things about tables and databases.