Definition - What does Tabular Database mean?
Techopedia explains Tabular Database
Tabular databases include the following key properties:
- They share the same set of properties per record. This means that every row has the same set of column titles. Each column is usually assigned with metadata as its header title. If one of the rows lacks data for a specific column, a missing value that is related to that column’s metadata will be stored in that cell.
- They access records through identifiers. Each table in a tabular database contains a particular set of related information that is connected with the database subject through key fields, which describe each record (row) so that in the event of a query, the system can quickly locate the record.