Database vs Vendor - What's the difference?

database | vendor |


As nouns the difference between database and vendor

is that database is (computing) a collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machine-readable format accessible by a computer while vendor is a person or a company that vends or sells.

As a verb database

is to enter data into a database.

database

Alternative forms

* (older) data base, data-base

Noun

(en noun)
  • (computing) A collection of (usually) organized information in a regular structure, usually but not necessarily in a machine-readable format accessible by a computer.
  • (computing) A set of tables in a database(1).
  • (computing) A software program for storing, retrieving and manipulating a database(1).
  • (computing) A combination of (1) and (2).
  • Synonyms

    * (collection of organized information) databank * (computer software) database management system

    Verb

    (databas)
  • To enter data into a database
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    vendor

    English

    (wikipedia vendor)

    Alternative forms

    * vender

    Noun

  • A person or a company that vends or sells.
  • Synonyms

    * merchant * seller

    See also

    * Spanish: vender (to sell) ----