Modern computers and communications allow companies to assemble massive amounts of raw data. However, that resource is useless and overwhelming if not properly structured and easily accessible. The concept and design of a proper database provides the ability to efficiently leverage any amount of data into usable information. This powerful DVD reviews the fundamentals of database design and creation. This includes the process of defining basic table structure, establishing relationships between different elements of data, designing the right forms for data capture, creating a query capability, defining reports and summaries, and the creation of and running macros. This program goes beyond theoretical discussions and featuring the leading database systems, including DB2, Oracle, Access, 4D, FileMakerPro and MySQL. In addition, the viewer is provided access to viewable and printable online educational resources. This is an excellent program for learning the basics, reviewing concepts, and providing as instructional material for students and/or employees.